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1 injured in Imphal IED blast

Press Trust of India  |  Imphal 

One person was injured after a powerful Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded close to a commercial hub of Kasturi Bridge in Imphal city today evening.

Officials said the IED went off in front of a pharmacy. CCTV recording showed a person cloaked in a raincoat and wearing helmet loitering near the pharmacy prior to the blast.

Police commandos led by senior officers have cordoned off the area and a search operation is underway to nab the culprit.

Investigations are on, the police said.

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First Published: Wed, June 07 2017. 22:57 IST