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Three persons including BSF jawan injured in Imphal blast

Three persons including BSF jawan injured in Imphal blast

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 16 Nov 2018, 05:40 pm

Guwahati, Nov 16 (IBNS): At least three persons including a BSF jawan were injured in two explosions in Manipur's Imphal capital complex area on Friday evening. 

According to the reports, suspected militants lobbed two grenades targeting the security personnel deployed in capital complex area.

A top official of BSF said that at 5-45 pm, a hand granade was thrown inside the capital complex near gate no 2 by suspected militants from the western wall.

Dog handler no.000077792 ct RK Mishra got minor splinter injury in his right thigh in the explosion and he was immediately evacuated to RIMS hospital.

G coy of 54 bn BSF is deployed in Imphal capital complex.

Following the explosion, security forces have cordoned off the area.

In the explosion, a personnel of Assembly Security Service named Manoranjan got three minor splinter injury on his back.

Manipur DGP, IGP(Law and Order) and other Police Officers carried out spot verification.

Anand Singh, DIG, Hidam Subol Singh, Commdt, Suneel Kumar, Commdt 54 Bn BSF and M A Shishak, DC(G) immediately rushed to the spot and started investigation.

"Both of them have been vacated to RIMS Hospital Imphal. Another Assembly Security Staff named Y Johnny  Singh is also facing hearing problem due to the effect of the blast sound.  Their condition is stated to be stable," the BSF official said.

"After going through the CCTV footage, it has come to the light that one hand grenade fully blasted and the other hand grenade blasted partially," the BSF official said.

(Reporting by Hemanth Kumar Nath)