Bomb explosions in Manipur, school teacher injured

Written by SabrangIndia | Published on: April 24, 2019
There were twin grenade explosions triggered by suspected rebels near an Assam rifles transit camp in Imphal city on April 22 night.. A Physics teacher at Churachand Higher Scondary school, Konsam Santosh received splinter injuries on his arms and legs after the grenades went off in quick successions around 8 pm. He wasdriving past the spot of explosion. He is reportedly out of danger. Though police rushed to the spot and carried out a search operation, nothing was found.
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A bomb was reportedly found planted along the NH-150 highway near Little Flower school in Imphal the same morning. Afterwards, he Imphal-Churachandpur section of the highway was blocked for several hours. The Highway was opened only after the bomb squad removed the grenade. The grenade was wrapped with black colour polythese bag and planted at the main entrance of the school. The roads were closed by the troops of J&K Rifles on ROP duty at around 6 am after they discovered the explosive.