Jowai: Yeterday between 2: 00 AM and 3:00 AM the fourteen tyres truck loaded with 60 tons of coal from Assam to Star Cement Lumshnong gutted fire at Wapungskur, East Jaintia Hills while the driver has no clues to the reason.
It is the people who saw the incident and then informed the Ladrymbai police. According to news sources police have not been able to ascertain whether the fire is the handy work of miscreants or a technical problem of the truck.
the rear tyres along with a portion of coal were burnt while some portion poured on the ground.
According to sources, the truck heading to Lumshnong break down at Wapungskur due to malfunctioning Axle. This forced the driver to rush for Jowai to buy a new one while the handyman remains in the site with the ill-fated truck.
It was until around 2:00am bad 3:00am that the tyres burst and the sound shocked the handyman who rush out to only find that the truck is on fire.