IMPHAL, April 30: At least three persons including two minors were reportedly killed while several injured in separate road mishaps today.
In the first incident, a pedestrian was knocked down by a water tanker killing him instantly near the Imphal post office head quarter this morning at around 10:30 am.
The identity of the victim is yet to be identified and has been deposited at the RIMS morgue. The victim has pierced ears, wore jean pant, blue shirt and have long hair.
The truck involved in the incident bearing number MN03-0338 has been taken under the custody of the Imphal Police station.
In another incident two minors were killed and several left injured when the diesel auto carrying them were hit by a Tata magic at Meitei Lamkhai Lilong this noon.
The victims were identified as one Makakmayum Suneiya, 9, d/o of Azad Khan of Lilong Houreibi Chandrakhong and Dua Khan, 8, s/o Abdul Gaffar of Lilong Atoukhong Mamang Leikai.
According to reports the incident occurred when the Diesel auto carrying passengers heading towards Imphal came into direct collision with another Tata Magic passenger vehicle. Killing two minors on board the diesel auto and injuring others however there was no report of casualties of passengers on board the other vehicle.