HT line snaps, two injured

By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, May 11 : At least two persons had a providential escape a High Tension cable wire snapped and fell on the vehicle they were travelling with at Koireng Khul in between Thangmeiband Hijam Leikai and Thangmeiband Dewan Leikai, today.
The incident happened at around 12.15 pm today when the vehicle accidentally touched the wire.
The driver and co-driver of the vehicle are both residents of Bihar and they have been identified as Mukesh Kumar Tiwari (45) and Anil (35).
According to report culled from the spot, the vehicle with Haryana registration number touched the HT wire on its return journey after unloading its content from Lamphel side.
The driver and co-driver fell from the vehicle after receiving electric shock briefly with severe injuries and they were soon taken to RIMS Hospital.  
It is reported that the condition of Anil is critical.
Meanwhile, a case has been registered at Lamphel Police Station regarding the incident.