The site of the IED blast in Manipur’s Imphal West district on Thursday morning Credit: EastMojo image

The blast was reported in front of a garment shop on RIMS Road in Imphal on Thursday morning

Imphal: Ahead of the Republic Day celebrations, a 10-year-old girl was injured on early on Thursday morning after a suspected improvised explosive device (IED) exploded on RIMS Road in Manipur’s capital Imphal, say reports.

The girl suffered a minor head injury from a broken glass splattered from the blast, the reports said.

The incident happened at 4:55 am near Lalambung Makong in front of a garment shop on RIMS Road under Lamphel Police Station in Imphal West district, said the reports.

As per reports, five shops were also damaged after the bomb exploded under an electricity post in the area.

No individual or any other organisation claimed responsibility for the blast by the time of filing this report.

The incident happened at 4:55 am near Lalambung Makong


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