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Bomb blast in Kakching Khunou
Source: Chronicle News Service

Kakching, January 27 2022: Amid strict security measures put in place for the Republic Day celebration, unidentified miscreants detonated a bomb near the foot of Kakching Khunou Uyok Bridge constructed over the Tarang river, flowing between Kakching Khunou Lamkhai and Umathel along Burma Sungu Road under Waikhong PS on Wednesday around 11.45 am.

The blast that left some portions of the bridge damaged did not cause any casualties, and it was detonated moments before a convoy of 37 Assam Rifles reached the area.

Immediately after the explosion, a team of police of led by Additional SP (Ops) Kakching Chongtham Binoy and Waikhong PS OC Raikumar rushed to the scene and conducted preliminary investigation.

Mention may be made here that the Manipur Police Bomb Defusal Squad had defused an IED, which was found planted 3 km away from the site of Wednesday's blast, on January 13 .


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