Tengnoupal, June 25,
One person died and another, a driver of a passenger vehicle was injured near the bailey bridge adjacent to the Tengnoupal police station on the NH-102 Imphal-Moreh road when the bus met with an accident at around 8.30 pm in the evening. The passenger vehicle, a Tata DI bearing registration No. MN04A 7769 was 200 metres from the Tengnoupal police station towards Moreh when the accident occurred.
An Aadhaar card found in the pockets of the deceased was in the name of Ksh. Brajabidhu of Hiyanglam Hiranmei which could be the identity of the deceased. The injured driver is identified as Huidrom Sharat (37), alias Manihar of Hiyanglam Hiranmei, of Kakching district. The Tengnoupal police and Kuki Students Organisation, Tengnoupal rushed to the site of the accident soon after getting news of the accident and carried out the rescue work.
The injured driver was taken to the 12 AR post where he received first-aid. Later, as his condition turned serious he was brought to Imphal for further medical treatment. The dead body is being kept at the Tengnoupal police station to ascertain the identity of the deceased.