Seven year old wounded in IED bomb blast targeting BSF camp in Manipur


Manipur: A 7-year-old child was allegedly wounded in a bomb blast that took place in Manipur on Wednesday morning.  The blast was targeted at a Border Security Force (BSF).

The reports revealed that incident were held at Moirang Purel village near state capital Imphal

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Two days after BSF jawans were wounded in Senapati district, the bomb blast took place. Three IEDs had burst out near the BSF vehicle.

“After the explosion, Manipur police and BSF officials rushed to the spot and conducted search operation. No one was arrested”, police said.

The wounded persons were provided first aid by Assam Rifles doctors at Kangpokpi and referred to a hospital in Imphal.

“In another incident, an IED weighing 3 kg was recovered by a combined team of Manipur Police and 25 Assam Rifles early today while frisking passengers and checking bus near Tendongyan village in Manipur’s Imphal West district”, said Th. Vikramjit, Additional Superintendent of Police.

He further added that, “The IED which was recovered after a tip off was to be used to attack security forces.”

Further details are awaited.

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