By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, Jul 4 : The rescue team deployed at landslide hit Marangching areas in Noney retrieved five more corpses on day 5 of the search operation today, taking the death toll to 47 while 15 remain missing till the time of filing this report.
Of the five newly recovered deceased, one was Territorial Army personnel, two were VSC workers while the remaining two are yet to be identified.
The TA personnel has been identified as Subedar Sanjit Subba (44) from Darjeeling, West Bengal while the workers of VSC have been identified as Akash Loram (19) and Raju Ali (33), both from Morigaon, Assam. All the bodies have been deposited at JNIMS mortuary.