Press Esc to close
Wednesday 30 July 2014
News updated at 6:38 PM IST
Weather
Max: 0°C
Min : 0°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day

Attack, four blasts rock Manipur

Imphal, Jan 26, 2014, PTI:
Two personnel of the 21 Assam Rifles were injured in the attack, but no casualty was reported in the explosions that occurred in and around the state capital, they said. PTI file photo for representation only

An attack on the Assam Rifles post near Myanmar border and four explosions on Sunday marred Republic Day celebrations in Manipur despite strict security measures in place in view of a boycott call given by militant outfits, official sources said.

Two personnel of the 21 Assam Rifles were injured in the attack, but no casualty was reported in the explosions that occurred in and around the state capital, they said.

A Major-rank officer and a rifleman were critically wounded in the attack on Assam Rifles post at Sajik Tampak in Chandel district, the sources said.

The militants first triggered an improvised explosive device near the post and in the ensuing shoot-out, the two were injured. They were taken to the Military Hospital at Leimakhong, about 25 km from here, they said. Earlier in the day, the militants exploded two bombs at the capital complex near the Imphal West Deputy Commissioner’s office whenthe march past was on around 8.25 am at Kangla, the heart of the city.


Governor V K Duggal and other dignitaries were present at that time at the Republic Day function there.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Siddaramaiah at the launch of a drinking water unit in Vidhan Soudha premises in Bengaluru ...

Siddaramaiah at the launch of a drinking water unit in Vidhan Soudha premises in Bengaluru ...

Over forty houses were buried in a landslide triggered by heavy rains at Malin village in Pune ...

Over forty houses were buried in a landslide triggered by heavy rains at Malin village in Pune ...

Angry people set ablaze a police motorbike after rape of a minor girl by a prisoner in Allahabad ..

Angry people set ablaze a police motorbike after rape of a minor girl by a prisoner in Allahabad ..

Peoples Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) leader SP Udayakumar addressing the media ...

Peoples Movement Against Nuclear Energy (PMANE) leader SP Udayakumar addressing the media ...

India's Bajrang wrestles with England's Sasha Madyarchyk during the Men's Freestyle Wrestling ...

India's Bajrang wrestles with England's Sasha Madyarchyk during the Men's Freestyle Wrestling ...

Pankaj Singh fails to make contact with a delivery during the fourth day of the third test ...

Pankaj Singh fails to make contact with a delivery during the fourth day of the third test ...

Mahendra Singh Dhoni follows through on a shot after failing to make contact with the ball ...

Mahendra Singh Dhoni follows through on a shot after failing to make contact with the ball ...

Sushil Kumar of India, right, wrestles with Qamar Abbas of Pakistan in a FS 74kg gold ...

Sushil Kumar of India, right, wrestles with Qamar Abbas of Pakistan in a FS 74kg gold ...

Nigeria's Melvin Bibo (L) competes with India's Sushil Kumar (R) at the Men's Freestyle...

Nigeria's Melvin Bibo (L) competes with India's Sushil Kumar (R) at the Men's Freestyle...

India's wrestling medalists Sushil Kumar, left with gold, Vinesh, second left with gold...

India's wrestling medalists Sushil Kumar, left with gold, Vinesh, second left with gold...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523