Fisherman goes missing


IMPHAL, Aug 4: A man has gone missing ever since he went out of his house riding his boat for fishing at Ithing Thangjing Khunjao Mamang Lake yesterday early morning.

The missing fisherman has been identified as Moirangthem Lilo Singh, 55 son of Late M Manikhomba Singh of Ithing Mayai Leikai.

Reports culled from the site of the incident said a search was launched after Lilo failed to return home ever since he went out of his home riding a boat for fishing at the lake yesterday early morning.

During the search, only his boat and fishing net were found floating separately in the lake. Some fishes were also found captured inside his fishing net in the boat.

The reports informed that a heavy thunderstorm was swept few minutes later Lilo went out of his house for fishing.

Whereabouts of the fisherman remained traceless till late evening despite the massive search launched. A missing report has been filed in Moirang Police Station, it added.


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