The accident took place at around 3:30 am early this morning. When a bus carrying tourists fell off the road into a deep gorge between Makan and Chakhumai area alongside Imphal-Dimapur National Highway 39, nearby a bridge.
The bus was on its way to Imphal, when this incident happened, around 65 kilometers from the state capital.
The people who were injured have been rushed to the Assam Rifles Maram Hospital and other hospitals in the vicinity, the officer said.
According to the police officials, it is very much likely that the number of deaths might increase as many of the injured are in serious condition.
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