Imphal, Nov 20: A scrap dealer from Bihar was killed on Sunday morning as a bomb planted in the middle of a road in Singjamei Chingamathak, Imphal city area exploded, the state police said.
No one has so far claimed responsibility for the blast.
Binod Ray, age 28 S/o Ram Kishor Ray r/o Bihar, was fatally hit when the powerful remote-controlled bomb exploded around 8 am.
“A powerful bomb is suspected to have been planted in the middle of the Trans-Asian Highway number 1 early morning. It was detonated by a remote control. The scrap dealer was sitting in his shop nearby when the blast occurred,” a police official at the spot said.
The state police are investigating the blast and have registered a case.
Two explosions in front of All India Radio in Palace compound, Imphal East are ,caused by grenades has also been reported . Two CRPF jawans has been reported to have injured in the blast.
Another blast in BT park area which is in the heart of Imphal town and a busy market place has also been reported( further news awaited)
News Source: IANS and staff reporter