Imphal: IED explosion near police station

Updated: 13 Aug 2017 03:15 PM

Imphal (Manipur) [India] August 13 (ANI): Ahead of Independence Day, a suspected Improvised explosive device (IED) bomb exploded near Imphal's Singjamei Police Station on Sunday.

A team of Imphal West Police, headed by the Superintendent of Police (SP) Themthing and Singjamei Police team along with personnel of Assam Rifles rushed to the blast site for inspection.

Militant outfits of the Northeast region, including Manipur are under suspicion as they had recently called to boycott the Independence Day celebration.

No casualty has been reported yet.

Further investigation is underway. (ANI)

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