Manipur: 2 suspected militants killed in bomb blast in Thoubal District

Two suspected militants were killed in a bomb blast in Manipur’s Thoubal district tonight, the police said. The bomb, suspected to have been kept in a two-wheeler, exploded in Yairipok area at about 9.15 PM, they said.

Two mutilated bodies and a mangled two-wheeler were found from the spot. From the driving licence, one of the deceased was identified as Nameirakpam Boboi of Poiroukhongjil of Imphal East district, the police said.


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