7 dead, some-more than 100 harmed as 6.7 upheaval rocks Manipur

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Imphal: With a genocide of one some-more person, a trembler fee in Manipur rose to 7 this afternoon yet no casualties were reported from Tamenglong district where a epicentre was located, officials said.

Seven persons, including an 11-year-old girl, were killed in Imphal West district from where many casualties were reported, state officials said.

A stage from a trembler in Manipur. APA stage from a trembler in Manipur. AP

A stage from a trembler in Manipur. AP

The 7 casualties were reported from Jiribam area in a district yet a name of a defunct were not known, a officials said.

At slightest 50 persons were harmed from all over a state, Army officials said.

They have been certified to RIMS, JNIMS and Shija Hospital, theu added.

In Tamenglong, a epicenter of a temblor, district officials pronounced so distant no casualties have been reported yet 4 persons were severely harmed in residence collapses.

“The epicentre was nearby a stream Barak, so there was small damage. Though cracks have been reported from many houses, so distant there has been no news of any casualty,” Additional Deputy Commissioner Joseph Paulin told PTI.

He pronounced that yet a overpass in a western partial of a district over a stream has been damaged, yet connectivity was not a vital problem with Imphal, located 146 km from district headquarter.

Besides Army, IAF and NDRF, a Assam Rifles was also intent in service operations, a state officials said.

PTI

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