Five police personnel and one civilian were severely injured in a bomb blast at Khoyathong road near Sani Mandir, Imphal, Manipur. This blast was occurred at 9:30 am on Tuesday when the market was full of crowds and huge traffic due to office time.
The name of 5 injured Policemen and 1 Civilian are :
- Lamabam Amarjit (Police)
- Thongam Devan (Police)
- Ningthoujam Ibotomba Singh (Police)
- Khuraijam Boney (Police)
- Huirongbam Boboy (Police)
- Krishna Gurung. (Civilian)
The place of blast was just 150 metres away from the city police station and radius of blast was small so less people were injured in this blast who were standing near the blast site.
Manipur Chief Minister N.Biren Singh visited the blast site within an hour of the blast and said, “This is a heinous and coward act. We condemn it strongly. Those responsible for this will be punished.” Manipur Police has also started search operation in nearby area of the blast.