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Assam Rifles soldier killed, another injured in blast at Manipur

Scroll | 06/01/2022 09:02 AM | Click to read full article

A member of the 16 Assam Rifles paramilitary battalion was killed on Wednesday and another was injured in a suspected improvised explosive device, or IED, blast in Manipur’s Thoubal district, the police said.

Superintendent of Police H Jogeshchandra told reporters that the explosive device was found near a reservoir of the Sangomsang Water Supply Works where 16 Assam Rifles personnel have been patrolling, NDTV reported.