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Scrap dealer killed in blast in Manipur

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  21 Nov 2016 12:00 AM GMT

Imphal, Nov 20: A scrap dealer from Bihar was killed on Sunday as a bomb planted in the middle of a road in Imphal city area exploded, the State police said. No one has so far claimed responsibility for the blast. Bimal Rai was fatally hit when the powerful remote-controlled bomb exploded around 8 a.m. at Singjamei. “A powerful bomb is suspected to have been planted in the middle of the Trans-Asian Highway number 1 early morning. It was detoted by a remote control. The scrap dealer was sitting in his shop nearby when the blast occurred,” a police official at the spot said. The state police is investigating the blast and have registered a case. (IANS)

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