Press Esc to close
Thursday 19 January 2017
News updated at 4:07 PM IST
Weather
Max: 28.2°C
Min : 14.4°C
In Bengaluru
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
PWD labourers paint the statue of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at Shymabazar in Kolkata...

PWD labourers paint the statue of Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose at Shymabazar in Kolkata...

Army personnel perform martial arts during a 'Know Your Force' mela at Morhabadi ground...

Army personnel perform martial arts during a 'Know Your Force' mela at Morhabadi ground...

Madame Tussauds' designers apply the final touches to the wax figure...

Madame Tussauds' designers apply the final touches to the wax figure...

Devotees walking at a Pantoon bridge during the annual Magh Mela at Sangam in Allahabad...

Devotees walking at a Pantoon bridge during the annual Magh Mela at Sangam in Allahabad...

Indian Army's mighty tanks move at Rajpath during a rehearsal for the Republic Day parade...

Indian Army's mighty tanks move at Rajpath during a rehearsal for the Republic Day parade...

A sand sculpture of Virat Kohli with a message wishing him and the Indian team luck...

A sand sculpture of Virat Kohli with a message wishing him and the Indian team luck...

Stunt performers ride a motorcycle and a car on the walls of the 'Well of Death' at the Magh...

Stunt performers ride a motorcycle and a car on the walls of the 'Well of Death' at the Magh...

Magdalena Kammermeier works on a snow sculpture of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump...

Magdalena Kammermeier works on a snow sculpture of U.S. President-elect Donald Trump...

A labour watering a model of Peacock which is made with flowers ahead of Republic Day Flower...

A labour watering a model of Peacock which is made with flowers ahead of Republic Day Flower...

Students paint their faces as tiger during a tiger programme for Inter-school Tiger Fest...

Students paint their faces as tiger during a tiger programme for Inter-school Tiger Fest...

Like us on Facebook

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