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Class VI Student Electrocuted & two seriously injured

From a correspondent
Ukhrul, April 20,

MK Thotthan s/o MK Rocky of Phalang Village under Phungyar Sub Division, a Class IV students from Phungyar Tribal School was electrocuted this morning.
As per information made available by villagers, the incident happened this morning at one of the snap electric pole between Phalang and Goda village. It is also learnt that, two other boys were also seriously injured and is in unconscious state while trying to pull out and save Thotthan.
The two boys have been identified as Ngahanthem Jajo, S/o Ningreishang Jajo and Okpei Jajo, S/o Malungchang Jajo. Because of its remoteness and poor health facility, Ambulance is being arranged at Ukhrul Headquarter for picking up the victims and injured boys.
MK. Thotthan and his friends were home for the Good Friday and Easter holidays. MK. Thotthan and his friends went to pay a visit to his grandmother at Goda village while returning home MK. Thotthan step on the live wire. Details information on when and how the HT wire got snapped and how it was kept lying there is yet to be ascertain.
Due to remoteness and weak mobile phone connection, an attempt to reach SDPO of Phungyar could not be made.

Huirem Naresh

Huirem Naresh, a resident of Keishamthong Elangbam has been with Imphal Times since its start, 2013. He handles mostly Press release and announcement related news. Naresh is also a social worker. He can be emailed at [email protected]

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