Three people were killed when the bike they were riding, bearing registration no. MN02-A 0811 from Kangpokpi district met with an accident between Koubru Laikha and Leikop along NH-2 and reportedly died on the spot.
The three were said to have been en route to Kangpokpi when the bike they were riding collided with a DI Tata bearing registration no. NL0A 8149 headed to Imphal with goods.
The deceased have been identified as Paojangam Kipgen (19) of Jangmol village, Laljemthang Kipgen (18) of Laloi village and Satkhohao Haokip (19) of Laloi village.
According to source, the driver of DI Tata was detained and the trio dead bodies were recovered by Kangpokpi Police and sent to Kangpokpi Police station.