Imphal, Nov 5: Six including five policemen were injured when powerful bomb blasted at Thangal bazar here today.
A team of police men led by an Addl SP were on the busy market area when the blast occurred. All the injured were rushed to Raj Medicity Hospital. Several vehicles parked in the area were also badly damaged.
Police rushed in and cordoned off the area for investigation. It was not yet known who were responsible for the blast. Police suspected that the blast could have been triggered off by planting an IED.
The injured were identified as Lamabam Amarjit of Langthabal(Addl.SP Ops. IW), Thongam Devan, (SI of CDO Iw Bazar Unit), Ningthoujam Ibotomba Singh (ASI of City PS) Khuraijam Boney of Singjamei Chingamathak (ASI of CDO IW) , Huirongbam Boboy of Thoubal Ningombam and a civilian Krishna Gurung. Earlier on Sunday midnight three BSF were also injured in a blast at Telipati, Imphal East. (UNI)