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Two BSF jawans killed in IED blast in Manipur

PTI
Published : May 9, 2018, 8:00 pm IST
Updated : May 9, 2018, 8:00 pm IST

The IED was suspected to have been planted by insurgents active in the area.

The blast triggered by an IED occurred at about 2 pm, when the BSF men were deployed just outside the gate of their Koirengi sector headquarters camp. (Representational Image)
 The blast triggered by an IED occurred at about 2 pm, when the BSF men were deployed just outside the gate of their Koirengi sector headquarters camp. (Representational Image)

Imphal: Two Border Security Force (BSF) jawans were killed in an IED blast outside their camp in Manipur on Wednesday, a senior official said.

The official said the blast triggered by an improvised explosive device (IED) occurred at about 2 pm, when the BSF men were deployed just outside the gate of their Koirengi sector headquarters camp, on the Dimapur-Imphal highway.

The two jawans, both of constable rank, received splinter injuries in the blast and later succumbed, the official further said.

The IED was suspected to have been planted by insurgents active in the area, he added.

Tags: border security force, bsf jawans killed, manipur blast
Location: India, Manipur, Imphal