Assam Rifles personnel injured in IED blast

An Assam Rifles personnel was on Saturday injured when an IED, allegedly planted by militants, exploded in Manipur capital complex here, police said.

PTI| Last Updated: Oct 27, 2013, 00:32 AM IST

Imphal: An Assam Rifles personnel was on Saturday injured when an IED, allegedly planted by militants, exploded in Manipur capital complex here, police said.

The improvised explosive device exploded at North Kangla gate area here at around 8 am, injuring the personnel of the 40th Assam Rifles battalion, police said.

Paramilitary and police team searched the area.

Police said that the militants might have escaped towards nearby Khurai area.