Manipur IED Blast: One Assam Rifles jawan killed, 3 injured in Ukhrul district

30 June 2017, 02:55 PM

An Assam Rifles personnel was killed as militants triggered an Improvised Explosive Device(IED) blast in Manipur on Friday, police said. The IED, which was planted at 27 Assam Rifles check postat Ramva, exploded at 7.20 am.

Police and Assam Rifles personnel have cordoned off the area, which falls under Sangshak police station limits in Ukhrul district. A combing operation was on. This blast is the second such attack on the paramilitary force in Manipur this month.  On June 15, an Assam Rifles personnel was killed and three others were injured after militants had triggered an IEDblast in the same district. 

First Published: Friday, June 30, 2017 02:49 PM
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