98 vehicles leave for Moreh
Source: The Sangai Express
Imphal, September 29 2011:
Altogether 98 vehicles left Imphal for Moreh with police and Manipur Rifles escorts today.
The vehicles were given security escorts in view of stringent enforcement of the UNC sponsored economic blockade along NH 2 at Thamnapokpi area.
The vehicles which left for Moreh included five buses, two trucks, 12 mini trucks, 54 Maruti vans, 20 Tata Sumos and some other private vehicles.
The security team escorting the convoy was commanded by the Chandel SP .
The escort team included personnel of 8th MR and Thoubal commandos.
The convoy reached Pallel at around 10 am and they would start for Imphal from Moreh at 10 am tomorrow.
Meanwhile, five goods laden trucks reached Imphal from Jiribam this afternoon.
The trucks brought cement and fertilizers.
These trucks reached Imphal latter than the convoy with which they were travelling as they were delayed on the way due to mechanical break down.