Three Assam Rifles soldiers injured in Manipur IED blast

  • PTI, Imphal
  • Updated: Apr 20, 2016 14:21 IST
Three Assam Rifles soldiers were injured in the blast. (HT FIle Photo)

Three Assam Rifles personnel were injured in an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast at T Minou village near the Indo-Myanmar border on Wednesday.

The blast took place at 7:30 am when the three troops were on foot patrol in the vicinity of the village which has a large presence of underground outfits, a police officer said.

They received minor splinter injuries, the police officer said.

The medium intensity blast was triggered by unidentified persons and no outfit has claimed responsibility for the explosion, he said.

T Minou village is located approximately 5km from the border town of Moreh in the state.

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