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Manipur: Another IED blast in Imphal near Singjamei Super Market

Source: | Friday, March 10, 2017

9 Mar 2017: An IED blast took place near Singjamei Super Market in Imphal, Manipur at around 4.20pm, reported ANI. No injuries reported.

The blast comes on the heels of a bomb explosion on Wednesday evening in the heart of the Imphal city, hours after the final phase of the Assembly poll in Manipur concluded. Eight people were injured in the blast.

The blast took place in the Kasturi Thong area in Imphal. The injured were admitted to the Regional Institute of Medical Science, a government hospital.

Repolling was held in 34 polling stations in three districts of Manipur on Thursday amid tight security. Polling in these booths in Imphal, Churachandpur and Kangpoki districts was held in the first phase of the elections on March 4. The repoll was ordered on Tuesday following electoral malpractices in these polling stations, the official said.


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