Imphal, July 19,
Report said that the IED blast was triggered when a column of Major Subash was on routine patrol duty at the site. After the rebel triggered the IED a fierce gun battled took place for some minutes.
Meanwhile, proscribed group PLA has claimed responsibility of the attack and said that as many as 4 to five personnel of the Assam Rifles personnel were injured in the attack by their cadre. In a message sent to media houses the outfit said that all those cadres return safely.