2 security personnel injured in Manipur blast
Imphal, Mar 22 : Two security personnel were injured by a powerful explosion in Manipur on Friday, officials said.
A powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded in Yairipok Heidroipokpi area in Thoubal district on Friday morning around 10-05 am, in which two jawans of the 15th Assam Rifles battalion were injured.
Based on intelligence input, a troop of the Assam Rifles and police launched a search operation at the explosion site for the militants.
"The injured security personnel were admitted to the nearest hospital," a top official of Assam Rifles said.
According to reports, few insurgent groups including the People's Liberation Army (PLA), Kanglei Yawol Kann Lup (KYKL) were active in the area.
On Feb 26, an Assam Rifles Jawan was killed and three others injured in an explosion in a Kangbai area in Churachandpur district.