Timely Action by ‘18 Sikh’ saves accident victims in Imphal
- Written by H S Bawa
Imphal, June 24 2012 (YP Bureau)
In a miraculous incident today, two persons who were travelling in a Maruti Van evaded death after their van plunged into a pond outside the Tulihal Airport in front of 18 SIKH location, according to a press release of PRO IGAR (S).
‘Hueiyen News Service’ reported that the two persons were travelling in the van loaded with chicks for a poultry farm to be supplied in Imphal market when the driver of the van fell asleep due to which the van went off road and fell into the pond.
Immediately, a team of 18 SIKH of 9 Sector under HQ IGAR (S) rushed to the spot and managed to pull out both the passengers.
The van however was stuck deep inside the pond. A heavy vehicle from 18 SIKH Unit and a JCB were used to pull out the vehicle.
The injured victims were administered first aid and immediately evacuated to RIMS hospital for further treatment. The quick action from 18 SIKH helped in saving lives of the two persons, the release added.