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Dead bodies of Khoupum tragedy cremated; President of India, PM, Manipur Guv’, CM among others condole

by Rinku Khumukcham
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Imphal, Dec 22:

Dead bodies of the Khoupum tragedy at which 9 people including 7 students were today conducted autopsy at JNIMS (Jawaharlal Nehru Institute of Medical Sciences) today morning and later cremated after paying floral tribute at Thambalnu Higher Secondary School at Yairipok Top Chingtha Leikai in Imphal East district.
The seven girls have been identified as Laishram Roma (17) D/o L Ramchandra of Yairipok Sifai Leikai, Thangjam Chingkheilembi (17) D/o Th Binoy of Yairipok Top, Konthoujam Menaliya (17) D/o K Sanatomba of Khonthoujam Poirou Khonjin Yairipok, Moirangthem Dolly (18) D/o M Naoba Singh of Yairipok Top, Laikhuram Bita (18) D/o of Ingocha of yairipok Laimanai (succumbed at Raj Medicity), Loitongbam Athoi (16) D/o of Shagor of Yairipok Yambem (succumbed at Raj Medicity) and Phanjoubam Rita (17) D/o Loken of Andro Khunou Karongthel. The other two are school teacher Sanasam Kishan (32) S/o S Khomei of Thoubal Sabaltongbi and Yumnam Mitkhubi (42) W/o Y Premjit of Yairipok Top.
As per report 30 injured victims of the Khoupum tragedy that occurred yesterday after a bus carrying the students and teachers rolled down on a hill slope while turning a steep blind corner and felt upside down to the road, are presently undertaking treatment at Raj Medicity. 6 (Six) of the injured are reported to be in ICU in critical condition.
Meanwhile, President of India Droupadi Murmu, Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Governor of Manipur La Ganeshan, Chief Minister N. Biren Singh among others condole the tragic accident where 9 people including 7 students were dead. Chief Minister N. Biren Singh had already announced to bear all the treatment cost of the accident victims and also announced ex-gratia of Rs. 5 lakhs to all the deceased. For those with serious injury the Chief Minister had announced Rs. 1 lakh and Rs. 50 thousands for those with minor injuries.
“Saddened to learn about the accident of a school bus carrying children in Noney district of Manipur. The loss of precious young lives is distressing. My deepest condolences to the bereaved families. I pray for speedy recovery of the injured,” Rashtrapati Bhavan tweeted.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi also condoled the deaths in a tragic bus accident in Noney district of Manipur.
The Prime Minister also announced ex-gratia of Rs 2 Lakhs to the next kin of the deceased and Rs 50,000 to those injured in the bus accident from Prime Minister’s National Relief Fund (PMNRF).
“Anguished by the loss of lives in Manipur’s Noney district due to a tragic bus accident. My thoughts are with the bereaved families. I hope the injured recover soon. The Manipur government is providing all possible assistance to those affected,” tweeted Prime Minister’s Office (PMO).
“An ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh from PMNRF would be given to the next of kin of each deceased in the bus accident. The injured would be given Rs 50,000,” added PMO.
Meanwhile, Zillai (Vaiphei Students’ Association ) General Head Quarter, All Tribal Students’ Union Manipur (ATSUM) Socialist Student Union of Manipur (SSUM), All Manipur Christian organisation (AMCO), MACHA LEIMA among others also condoled the Khoupum tragedy.

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