Tanker catches fire

MOREH, Mar 30: A diesel tanker truck which was heading towards Moreh from Imphal caught fire about 2 Kms away from Sibong Khudengthabi at around 3.30 pm today.
The fire started from the engine portion of the truck.
On seeing the fire, water tankers of SKV&SPG Company which is currently working on Imphal-Moreh highway rushed to the spot  and made all efforts to douse the fire.
A team of Moreh Fire Service too reached the spot soon.
With the collective efforts of the fire tenders, SKV &SPG Company and the local people, the fire was finally brought under control before the diesel oil caught fire.