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2 powerful IED exploded, 1 injured

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A civilian sustain minor injury after two IED planted by UGs exploded simultaneously in-between Tiger Camp and Uyumpok purum Pangaltabi in Imphal East at around 9:30 am today.
One of the local said, morning joggers happen to notice the bomb but they were not sure whether it was a bomb or not.
At around 8:30 am they informed the Sagolmang Police and 16 AR about the presence of a suspicious object.
While inspecting the spot, two other IEDs exploded one after another, about 100 meters from the spot where they were inpecting.
Md Amid khan aged 37 s/o Md Jamin khan of Uyumpok purum Pangaltabi, Imphal East suffers a minor injury on the left hand, in the explosion of the two IED.
Later, the unexploded bomb was removed by Sagolmang Police bomb squad from the spot at round 12 pm.
Police said that the unexploded bomb was a digital timer bomb which contains RDX 1.5 kg, Electric Detonator, 9 Volt batteries, Spinder 3kg, total of 4.5kg.
The bomb was disposed by team of Sagolmang Police bomb squad at around 12:45 pm at a nearby hill of Tiger Camp.
Later at afternoon local meira paibi of Tiger Camp areas staged a sit-in-protest at the community hall of Tiger Camp condemning the planting and triggering of IEDs.
Police source said that equipments used by state police bomb squad are outdated to deal with the kind of explosives the UGs plant.

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