Earthquake of 4.8 magnitude hits Manipur, two injured


Imphal: At least two persons were injured in Manipur after an earthquake of moderate intensity measuring 4.8 on the Richter scale hit the state on Thursday morning, police said.

The earthquake that occurred at 11.54 am had its epicentre at a depth of 40 km in Imphal district, said a report of the Meteorological Department.

Two persons were seriously injured after roof of a building collapsed at Wangkhei Andro bus parking area in Imphal East district due to the earthquake, said an officer of Porompat police station.

The injured persons were rushed to a nearby hospital, he added. (PTI)