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Another powerful explosion rocks Manipur’s international bordering town

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  Kathmandu, Nepal      May 18 2017
 
 
Guwahati: A powerful explosion rocked the Indo-Myanmar border area in Manipur on Wednesday evening, officials said.
 
There have no report of any casualty in the explosion. 
 
 According to the reports, a powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) wasexploded at Kut ground near Moreh Youth Club in ward number 2 in Moreh town along the Indo-Myanmar border.
 
Following the explosion, top army and police officials had rushed the bordering area and started investigation.
 
Meanwhile, a top official of Manipur police said that, suspected militants are behind the explosion.
 
On May 8, an army jawan was killed and three others including a Junior Commanding Officer ( JCO) were injured in a powerful IED blast triggered by suspected militants at Moreh in Manipur along the Indo-Myanmar border.
 
The blast took place very close to International border with Myanmar hit the vehicle, where the army personnel of the 165 Territorial Army were traveling. 
 
The blast was triggered by the suspected militants using remote control when the army vehicle passing on the NH-102 at the area.
 
(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)