Ten injured as under construction structure collapses at Imphal airport

Imphal, Sep 18 : Ten persons were seriously injured when a portion of the cargo structure collapsed on Wednesday at Imphal international airport.

All the injured were rushed to Regional Institute of Medical Sciences for medical treatment.

Airport officials said about 50 workers were working in the site when a portion of the ground floor collapsed.

Investigation is on to find out the exact of the accident.

Security personnel, police rushed in to the airport to take stock of the situation even as rescue team started are searching if any person are stuck in the debris

Troops also used trained dogs during the rescue work as it was completely dark.