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Jawans, driver injured in bomb blast in Manipur

Last Updated: Monday, June 4, 2012 - 15:54

Imphal: Two Manipur Rifles jawans and a driver were injured when militants exploded a powerful bomb in the housing complex of a Manipur government official at Mantripukhri on the outskirts of Imphal, official sources said on Monday.

The militants exploded the bomb in the housing complex of Manipur Development Society managing director Y Ningthem injuring his two security guards belonging to the 2nd Manipur Rifles battalion and a driver last night.

Stating the car of the official was destroyed in the blast, the sources said, the condition of one jawan identified as Th Dhanachandra was stated to be serious.

No individual or group has claimed responsibility, but non-payment of demand money by the official was considered to be the reason for the incident.


First Published: Monday, June 4, 2012 - 15:54

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