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Manipur: Series of bomb blasts in Ukhrul district ahead of CM Ibobi 's visit

ANI  |  Ukhrul (Manipur) [India] 

Amid the tight security in Manipur's Ukhrul ahead of Chief Minister Okram Ibobi Singh's visit to the district headquarter for inauguration of developmental projects, a series of bomb blast took place late last night.

Last night, two persons suspected to be NSCN (IM) hurled two hand grenades in Hundung area, injuring one jawan.

It is learnt that the 04 Indian Reserve Batalian(IRB) jawans were deployed there a week ahead of the Chief Minister's visit.

Though the blasts took place before Chief Minister Ibobi's visit, he is still going to visit the Ukhrul.

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First Published: Mon, October 24 2016. 09:32 IST