Two Injured in Three Bomb Explosions Near Indo-Myanmar Border

Suspected militants exploded a powerful grenade at the gate of the residence of an executive engineer of electricity department.

Published: 09th July 2014 09:36 AM  |   Last Updated: 09th July 2014 09:44 AM   |  A+A-


IMPHAL:  Two persons were injured when three powerful bombs exploded in Kasom Khullen area near the Indo-Myanmar border in Ukhrul district of Manipur, officials said on Wednesday.

The explosions occurred near the post of 44th battalion post of Assam Rifles on Tuesday.

The bombs were allegedly planted by suspected militants to attack the security personnel.

The victims were identified as S P Keneth (41), a farmer, and Laishram Kiran (45), a labourer.

Both were admitted to a government hospital at Imphal where their condition was described as serious.

In another incident, suspected militants exploded a powerful grenade at the gate of the residence of an executive engineer of electricity department identified as L Dinesh Kumar at Uripok area here in Imphal West district last night, the police said.

Kumar and his family members, who were at their residence at the time of the explosion, were unhurt, the police said.

Kumar told mediapersons that a militant outfit had demanded money from him last year.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)


Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp