Imphal: Three persons were killed and 23 others injured, when a powerful bomb exploded at the Imphal market complex on Wednesday around 6:00 pm.The injured have been taken to the Regional Institute of Medical Science hospital for treatment, some of the injured are reported to be in a critical condition.
No individual or terrorist organizations have so far claimed the responsibility of the blast. Police rushed to the spot after the incident, security agencies are investigating the incident. Security has been beefed up in the state after the incident.
The North Eastern seven sister states are haunted by terrorism for decades. Islamic terror has seen a massive surge in Assam, Manipur and other North Eastern states so far. As per the sources the blast might be a retaliatory action by Islamic terror cell to avenge the Dimapur lynching.