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Serial blasts occurred at India-Myanmar border, 1 killed, 1 injured

by Rinku Khumukcham
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Imphal, Feb 10:

One BRTF labour engaged in constructing India- Myanmar border fencing in Tengnoupal district was injured in the bomb blast around that took place at around 9.20 am near Kwatha Khunou of Tengnoupal district, a source said .
The injured BRTF labour identified as Jerom Birla, 82 RCC, BRTF, 36 years, son of Nawash Birla from Simdega district, Jharkhand. The incident occurred near Kwatha Khunou, between India-Myanmar border pillar No.80 and 81. He was rushed to Moreh Hospital from where he was referred to Imphal for further treatment. Source said that the injured BRTF labour is stationed at B Bongjang Village BRTF Camp. He sustained injury at Legs, and damaged one BRTF vehicle.
Another report said that at least two high-intensity bomb blasts have been reported from near Moreh town along the India-Myanmar border earlier.
According to reports, the twin bomb blast took place inside Myanmar territory, just 150 metres away from the international border in Manipur that India shares with Myanmar.
The blasts were suspected as attacks at the headquarters of a Manipur-based underground group. A member of the rebel group reportedly killed and injured 7 others.
Today’s blast is the third explosion, source said
Notably, Indian security agencies in Manipur are on high alert following the bomb blasts that were reportedly carried out by a combined team of People’s Defence Force (PDF) and Kuki National Army (KNA-B) on a Manipur-based militant group at Thongren, Sagaing region (Myanmar).
The PDFs is the armed wing of the National Unity Government of Myanmar (NUG) and was formed by the NUG with youths and pro-democracy activists on May 5, 2021 in response to the coup d’état that occurred on February 1, 2021 that put the military junta and their armed wing the Tatmadaw in power.

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