Seven injured in Manipur twin blasts

Seven persons were injured in two successive bomb blasts in the Thangal market complex.

Last Updated: Oct 27, 2011, 13:48 PM IST

Imphal: Seven persons were injured in two successive bomb blasts in the Thangal market complex here, police said on Thursday.

While the first bomb exploded near a branch of the Indian Overseas Bank at about 9 pm, the second one in Milan Enterprises area about ten minutes later yesterday.

The injured were identified as Md Faruk Khan (23), Manish Sakwat (15), Manisha (12), Md Mukta (16), MS Sultanath (20), Nitish Agarwal (30) and Kusum Agarwal (26).
The injured were taken to nearby hospitals where their condition was stated to be out of danger.

No individual or group has claimed responsibility for the blast.

PTI