Nagaland

NSF issued a statement on the unfortunate incident of bus accident at Kohima today

Kohima, August 14: The Naga Students’ Federation (NSF) regrets the unfortunate incident wherein a bus carrying students from kohima college to attend the 73rd Naga Independence Day Celebration organised by the federation met with an accident at Billy Graham Road, Kohima on Wednesday morning (14th August).

Upon receiving the news of the accident a team from NSF led by Dievi Yano, Vice-President rushed to the spot to take stock of the situation and oversee the evacuation process and also ensure that those injured gets the appropriate and adequate medical treatment.

The injured numbering around 20 were taken to Naga Hospital and KOHIMAS for medical check-up after the accident. 19 students sustained minor injuries and were discharged after first aid. However, one person who was earlier reported to have been seriously injured is now out of danger and will be kept under observation at KOHIMAS for few days.

All the injured students are slated to undergo a review check-up after a week from now.

The NSF team was with the injured students throughout the ordeal and shall continue to be with them even as they continue to take their time to heal from the shock and the injuries . All medical expenses of the students incurred due to the accident shall be borne by the federation.

The NSF thank the students for their sacrifice and wish each one of them a speedy recovery.