LAMKA, Jun 15: At least three people have died in separate incidents in Churachandpur district today.
In the first incident two youths were reportedly drowned at the Khuga dam when their boat capsized in the Khuga dam multipurpose upstream.
The victims were identified as Dalsangluai, 18, s/o Goukhenpau from Bungmual village and his friend Paukhanthang s/o K Dongzalam from New Lamka.
The duo along with their friends was rowing a makeshift boat at the upstream of the dam when their boat capsized due to over capacity.
Soon after the incident their bodies were fished out of the water and were rushed to the district hospital. However doctors at the hospital declared them brought dead, said the sources.
In another incident a construction labourer was electrocuted this morning at new Lamka.
The victim is identified as one Khamkhanpiang, 35, s/o Ginjanang of Tangnuam village.
Sources said that the incident occurred around 9:20 am while the victim was working at a construction site.
The victim was carrying an iron bar upto the upper floor of the building when unluckily the bar he was carrying touched the HT line located very close and died instantly due to the shock, said the sources.