2 BSF soldiers killed in IED blast in Manipur

WION Web Team
Imphal, Manipur, India Published: May 09, 2018, 04:38 PM(IST)

The IED was suspected to have been planted by insurgents active in the area, an official said. Photograph:( WION )

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The blast occurred at about 2 pm when the BSF jawans were deployed just outside the gate of their Koirengi sector headquarters camp, on the Dimapur-Imphal highway in Imphal

Two Border Security Force (BSF) soldiers were killed in a blast triggered by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) outside their camp in Manipur today, a senior official said.

The blast occurred at about 2 pm when the BSF jawans were deployed just outside the gate of their Koirengi sector headquarters camp, on the Dimapur-Imphal highway in Imphal.

The two jawans received splinter injuries in the blast and later succumbed, the official said.

The IED was suspected to have been planted by insurgents active in the area, he added. 

(With inputs from PTI)

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