Lilong Khunou locals decry series of blasts in area

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IMPHAL, January 15: Lilong Khunou meira paibi supported by other locals conducted a sit in protest today along the main road of Lilong Khunou against repeated bomb blasts in the area.

More than 50 volunteers participated in the sit in protest.

A local indentified as Haji Salaoddin said that a young school going child had lost his life in a bomb blast at a paddy field near the 40 AR post recently.

He said again on December 17, 2014 there was another bomb blast near the 40 AR post.

There seems to be no end to the series of blasts in the area as on January 11 there was another blast and the next day another highly explosive RDX weighing 5kg was found near the AR post, he said.

This is too much, and the people are fed up of this violence, he said adding that the sit in protest has been staged appealing to all concerned to stop such violence.

He also said that the repeated incident of bomb blast has created a fear psychosis among the civilian population in the area.

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