LAMKA, July 19: A Road Opening Party of 7 AR found an IED this morning around 7:20 along the NH 150 in Tolbung Bangla in Churachandpur.
According to a source, the bomb was found properly fitted in a container and found from the roadside.
The IED was later detonated at a safe location in Situ area after a bomb squad of the Army arrived around 11:45 am.
Meanwhile, traffic along the busy Imphal-Churachandpur road was stopped for some time.
Villagers also said that they had not seen any suspicious movement in and around the area this morning, and they came to know about the incident only after a huge security personnel including the CO 7th Assam Rifles and the Churachandpur additional SP arrived to take stock of the situation.