IMPHAL, January 9: At least one person was killed and four others sustained injuries when the truck carrying them fell into a gorge yesterday around 11 am at Chandel.
The deceased has been identified as Khumukcham Kenedy, 28, son of Kh Membor of UmathelMakhaLeikai.
Sources said that the truck (MN04-9791) was loaded with timber and suddenly lost control while trying to scale a slippery hillside.
Soon after the mishap the injured were rushed to Jeevan Hospital, Kakching however Kenedy was declared brought dead.
The sources further informed that the driver also sustained serious injuries. He has been identified as Tougantin, 30, son of beningchung of Heiboklog near Sarei Chandel.