Monday, June 25, 2012

18 Sikh saves accident victims

Imphal, June 23 2012: In a miraculous incident today, two persons who were visiting on a Maruti Van have evaded death when 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) .

The two persons were travelling in the van loaded with chicks for a poultry farm 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.

with thanks : E-pao : link

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