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Manipur: 7-year-old injured in bomb blast targeting BSF camp

The incident took place at Moirang Purel village near state capital Imphal.

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A 7-year-old child was reportedly injured in a bomb blast that was targeted at a Border Security Force (BSF) camp in Manipur on Wednesday morning.

According to news agency ANI, the incident took place at Moirang Purel village near state capital Imphal.

This bomb blast occurred just two days after two BSF jawans were injured in another attack at Kangpokpi in Manipur’s Senapati district. Three IEDs had exploded near a BSF vehicle while the personnel were trying to board it.

Immediately after the explosion, Manipur police and BSF officials rushed to the spot and conducted search operation. No one was arrested, police said. The injured were given first aid by Assam Rifles doctors at Kangpokpi and referred to a hospital in Imphal. No organisation or individual has claimed responsibility for the bomb attack so far.

In another incident, an IED weighing 3 kg was recovered by a combined team of Manipur Police and 25 Assam Rifles early today while frisking passengers and checking bus near Tendongyan village in Manipur’s Imphal West district, said Th. Vikramjit, Additional Superintendent of Police.The IED, which was recovered after a tip off, Intelligence said was to be used to attack security forces, he added.

Further details are awaited.