IMPHAL January 15: A 17-year-old girl was killed while 14 others were injured, six of them seriously, in a road mishap involving a Shaktiman Tata at Asang Khullen under Kasom Khullen Police station, Ukhrul district.
The six critically injured are, at presently, undergoing treatment at the JNIMS.
According to family members present at the hospital, the Shaktiman Tata bearing regd number MN 03T 0696 carrying around 20 persons fell into a 50 meter deep gorge about a km away from Asang Khullen while going up to Leinang Ching.
A 17 year old firl identified as MC Naomichon of Ashang Khullen died on her way to the hospital and her dead body was taken back home by family members, said a family member of one of the injured at the hospital. He continued that among the 14 others injured, six are in serious conditions with multiples injuries all over their bodies.
The seriously injured persons are identified as Denstri, 21 daughter of N Nalangzao; Leiminon, 23 wife of Mathotmi; Grace kakhui, 32 wife of Thuisen; Nungmila, 18 daughter of M C Ahao; VS Chihangsing, 17, son of John Boss and Naoroipam Jajo, 23 son of Shimeri Jajo all from Asang Khullen.
He continue that the local MLA of Punyar AC, Victor Keishing and the ADC member Thotaishang of Kasom Khullen has provided monetary help to the injured persons.