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MANIPUR: 4 police commandos injured after an IED blast

 2017-05-19 16:23:29.0

MANIPUR: 4 police commandos injured after an IED blast



Tahlka News Bureau

Manipur: Four Manipur commandos were injured, two of them critically injured after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast was triggered by militants in the state's Chandel district today.

The blast took place at around 12:45 pm on Imphal – Moreah road, some 10 km away from border town of Moreah, when a convoy heading towards Imphal through Kwatha Khunou Lamkhai area in the hill district, police said.

Police reinforcement rushed to the spot after the blast took place , a senior police officer said.

The critically injured personnel were airlifted to Imphal in an IAF chopper for better treatment. This is the second attack carried out by militants on security personnel's this month.

Om May 9, two of the Territorial Army (TA) personnel were killed in an IED blast carried by militants when a TA team were on road opening duty at Lokchao in Tengnoiupal district.

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