KANGPOKPI, April 30: One inter-state passenger bus among others escorted by security heading towards Imphal met with a fatal accident along the National Highway 2 between Keithelmanbi and Bongmol village in Sadar Hills at around 10 am this morning.
The incident occurred while Kangpokpi police personnel escorted some inter-state passengers buses from Kangpokpi who were buttonhole at I.T.Road Kangpokpi by the All Tribal Chiefs’ Forum Manipur volunteers.
The ill-fated vehicle bearing Regd.No. MN04-A-4547 has been fully loaded with passengers and luggage’s while it meted with an accident along the straight long road between Keithelmanbi and Bongmol village.
Six persons including four woman sustained injury while Kangpokpi police personnel immediately rush them to CHC Kangpokpi for medical treatment and later the doctor referred them to RIMS Hospital, Imphal for further treatment.
The injured persons has been identified as Rohini (22) of Khabeisoi Imphal; Ninglenjao (60) of Khangabok; A. Chaoba (74) of Bamdalar; Sheila (39) of 7 MR; Dwenreilu (31) of Tamenglong and Sandiu Reimei (21) of Tamenglong.