IMPHAL, April 29: The proscribed outfit United National Liberation Front, Manipur has claimed in a statement that yesterday’s bomb blast near the Ngariyan village along the Yairipok Andro road was an attack upon the Assam Rifles which was carried out by a small demolition group of the outfit.
The outfit has claimed that a truck of the AR was damaged in the attack and two personnel including a Subedar were injured.
While claiming that several groups of the MPA of the UNLF is spread across the state both in the hills and the valley to attack security forces, the statement has appealed to the general public to distance themselves from the security forces and not to move close to the security forces.
The statement has further said that the Indian government has distributed funds through the Manipur government officials and encouraging the formation of commando battalions in a bid to wage war amongst the people.
In such a scenario, people have forgotten that all the torture and atrocities committed on the public are by the security forces and as such people has started considering the atrocities as consequences of the revolutionary movement, it claimed.