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IED Explosion Kills Assam Rifles Jawan, 3 injured in Manipur

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Imphal: An IED explosion carried out by militants at the Indo-Myanmar border killed an Assam Rifles jawan while injuring three others in Manipur’s Kamjong district today.

As per sources, the militants had planted a powerful improvised explosive device (IED) rigged with remote detonators near Kangpat village in the district. The militants kept an eye on the patrolling team of the Assam Rifles Jawans and triggered the explosion in which one Assam Rifles jawan was killed and three others were injured.

The area was immediately cordoned off while security reinforcements including Manipur police personnel rushed to the spot and later carried out a combing operation to trace the terrorists who executed this attack.