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One killed , another injured in bomb blast in Manipur

Posted on Nov 12, 07:39PM | UNI

A youth was killed and another person injured in a bomb blast here today at Sangaiprou.

A powerful bomb exploded at Sangaiprou near Imphal College in which a youth was killed and another injured. The deceased was identified as Alin Kom.

The injured was rushed to RIMS for medical treatment. He sustained serious splinter wounds.

Police rushed into the spot ,however, thorough search of the area could not be carried out due to darkness. The area was cordoned off.

It was not known who were responsible for the blast.

In another incident police said some children playing at Lilong found the bomb and informed police.

A police team rushed in, stopped the traffic and safely removed the bomb.

It was taken to a safe place and detonated.

Police said the bomb weighed about three kg, six batteries and splinter packets were also found. A major calamity was averted with the detection of the bomb police said.