At least 7 Assam Rifles personnel injured in Manipur bomb blast.

Manipur BlastImphal: At least seven Assam Rifles personnel were injured in a bomb blast in Bishenpur district of Manipur on Sunday when the para-military personnel were jogging in a road, official sources said.

The bomb, allegedly planted by militants, blasted at Kumbi area while the personnel were busy in their morning exercise.

The injured were taken to their post of 33rd Assam Rifles located at Sendra, about 4 km from the spot. The condition of some of the injured was stated to be serious.

The sources said that it was not yet known what kind of bomb was used by the ultras. No individual or group has claimed responsibility for the incident thus far.

The banned Revolutionary People’s Front (RPF) had prior announced that it would strengthen its strikes against security personnel in near future.

Activists of the People’s Liberation Army (PLA), armed wing of the RPF, had on Saturday blasted a bomb at Tiddim area in Imphal West district injuring a jawan and a civilian.

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