IMPHAL, Jan 8 - Two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel sustained injuries in a bomb explosion near Imphal West Deputy Commissioner’s office premises here on Saturday night, a report said.
The incident took place at Naoremthong Khullen Leikai area under Lamphel police station when the CRPF personnel were returning to their rented house on a bicycle around 6.30 pm, it said. The bomb suspected to be an Improvised Explosive Device was reportedly planted on the roadside under some garbage.
Police recovered some materials and an identity card in the name of Brajesh Singh from the blast site. The injured personnel have been admitted to a nearby hospital for treatment, it added.
Meanwhile, protesting the incident, the residents of Naoremthong Khullem Leikai staged a sit-in demonstration at their locality on Sunday.
In another incident, two persons from N Gamnom village who were reportedly kidnapped by some unidentified gunmen on Friday night were found killed at a place under Moreh Police station on Sunday, reports said.