One injured in twin blasts in Manipur

Imphal, Aug 10: A child was injured in an IED explosion near a BSF camp while a low-intensity blast caused panic near the Manipur University gate in Imphal East and Imphal West districts respectively.

A senior police officer said a suspected Improvised Explosive Device went off at about 9 AM near o a BSF camp at Moirangpurel area, injuring a seven-year-old girl Tinoi in Imphal East district.  

Manipur: Blast rocks Imphal

According to reports came earlier, five people were injured in another low intensity blast occured outside Manipur University. The bomb was planted in a drum by some unidentified persons.

The back-to-back blasts come at a time when security forces have stepped up vigil ahead of Independence Day.

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On Monday last, two BSF personnel were injured at Kangpokpi area in Senapati district.

OneIndia News

(With inputs from PTI)

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