Blast in Manipur: One soldier dead, several injured

Blast in Manipur
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Imphal: As per the information given by the official, one soldier today lost his life while three others got injured in a powerful blast near the international border in Manipur.



The soldier who life is been identified as Rifleman Arjun (only first name disclosed), died in a hospital near here.

According to reports, the foreign-made remote-controlled bomb exploded at Lokchao along the Trans Asian Highway 102 as the personnel of the 165 Territorial Army were passing by, the official said.



The injured were air-lifted to an army hospital at Leimakhong near the state capital. Police has launched a search operation in the area. No groups have claimed responsibility for the blast.

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