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IED blast outside retail outlet in Imphal, employee injured

An employee of a retail outlet was injured after unidentified miscreants exploded an IED in Imphal’s commercial hub.

india Updated: Mar 10, 2016 12:54 IST
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An employee of a retail outlet was injured after unidentified miscreants exploded an IED in Imphal.(ANI Photo)

An employee of a two-wheeler retail outlet was injured after unidentified miscreants exploded an IED in Imphal’s commercial hub, a police official said on Thursday.

The blast occurred last night at Khoyathong locality in front of the Honda Scooters outlet, the official said.

Some window panes of the outlet were damaged due to the impact of the blast, the officer added.

The injured was discharged from hospital after first aid, the officer said.

The motive behind the blast could be extortion, sources added.

First Published: Mar 10, 2016 12:21 IST