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Powerful bomb explodes near Imphal airport

PTI  Imphal, September 23, 2012
First Published: 19:18 IST(23/9/2012) | Last Updated: 19:20 IST(23/9/2012)

A powerful bomb went off at Tiddim ground near Imphal airport in Imphal on Sunday, seconds after Army personnel in trucks passed the area.

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Official sources said the bomb, an improvised explosive device allegedly planted by insurgents to attack security personnel, went off at around one PM.

They said the insurgents used remote-controlled device to explode the bomb.

The officer-in-charge of nearby Kwakeithel police station, accompanied by a police force, went to the area soon after the explosion and started a combing operation. No arrest was made.

No individual or group has claimed responsibility for the explosion.


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