Imphal shudders with powerful bomb blast (in pics)

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Imphal, Oct 30: Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam visited Moirangkhom Bus Stand in Imphal and inspected the site which was rocked by a bomb blast on Wednesday.

Two persons were killed and four others got seriously injured when a powerful bomb exploded at Yaiskul area in Imphal West district of Manipur this morning, police said.

The bomb, an improvised explosive device (IED), planted near the roadside at Yaiskul bus stand in Imphal to allegedly attack the security personnel, went off at 6.20 am killing one person on the spot, they said.

The condition of the injured who are now in the emergency department of the Regional Institute of Medical Science and Hospital was reported to be 'serious', sources said.

Immediately after the incident, senior police officials rushed to the spot and blocked the exit points to launch a search but no arrest could be made, sources said, adding that the bomb might have been planted late last night with a timer.

Today's explosion is the second such incident since yesterday.

In Imphal

Security personnel inspecting Moirangkhom Bus Stand in Imphal which was rocked by a bomb blast on Wednesday.

In Imphal

Security personnel inspecting Moirangkhom Bus Stand in Imphal which was rocked by a bomb blast on Wednesday.

In Imphal

Security personnel inspecting Moirangkhom Bus Stand in Imphal which was rocked by a bomb blast on Wednesday morning.

In Imphal

Deputy Chief Minister Gaikhangam inspecting Moirangkhom Bus Stand in Imphal which was rocked by a bomb blast on Wednesday.

In Imphal

Relatives of bomb blast victims of Moirangkhom Bus Stand, break down in front of the hospital in Imphal on Wednesday.

In Imphal

2 killed and 7 others seriously injured when a powerful bomb, allegedly planted by militants, exploded at Yaiskull area in Imphal West district of Manipur on Oct 30 morning.

In Imphal

Security personnel inspecting a blast site at a market place which was rocked by bomb blast on Tuesday morning in Imphal.

With PTI inputs

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