India: Bomb placed near bridge 10 km away from Imphal defused


The bridge at Khonghampat is also not far off from the Army camp at the old Koirengei airfield and the Central Reserve Police Force headquarters.

A plan of some insurgents to carry out an explosion in Manipur’s capital Imphal was foiled by the intelligence wing of the police department in the early hours of Wednesday, police sources said.

Intelligence inputs were received to the effect that some suspicious looking persons had left a plastic bag at 10.30 p.m. on Tuesday near the bridge at Khonghampat, 10 km away from Imphal along NH 2. The bridge is also not far off from the Army camp at the old Koirengei airfield and the Central Reserve Police Force headquarters.

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Source: The Hindu