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.
William Gurumayum, Sub-Editor of Imphal Times is a resident of Sagolband Salam Leikai. He has been with Imphal Times since beginning. He also looks after the website and application of Imphal Times. An avid adventure lover, writes mostly travelogue.