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3 died; 4 seriously injured as truck falls in a gorge

IT News

Imphal, June 24,

At least 3 (Three) persons died, another 4 (four) seriously injured after a truck they were travelling fell at a gorge in Imphal-Jiribam road at around 6.30 am today.

The tragic accident happened near Biyang  village under New Keithelmanbi police station, around 4 km away from Keithelmanbi along NH-37 towards Jiribam.

Report reaching here said that the accident occurred when the truck fell into the gorge while trying to overtake a vehicle before reaching to Kotlien. The casualties of today’s unfortunate accident are all labourers. They were on their way to a stone Quarry site near Kotlien.

Police team which rush to the site tried to rescue the injured.

Bodies of those died in the accident were retrieved by the police team and taken to morgue. And those injured had been rushed to the Hospital for medical treatment. Police had registered a case in connection with the case.

Rinku Khumukcham

Rinku Khumukcham, Editor of Imphal Times has more than 15+ years in the field of Journalism. A seasoned editor, was a former editor of ISTV News. He resides in Keishamthong Elangbam Leikai, with his wife and parents. Rinku can be contacted at [email protected] 

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