Militants trigger IED blast, Assam Rifles personnel killed, 2 injured
Militants triggered an IED blast at an Assam Rifles check post in Manipur on Friday, killing an Assam Rifles personnel and injuring two paramilitary men.
The IED, which was planted by unidentified militants at 27 Assam Rifles check post at Ramva in Ukhrul district, exploded at 7.20 am.
The deceased paramilitary personnel was identified as rifleman Biju Sorupuwar who hailed from Lakhimpur district in Assam.
The injured were identified as rifleman Yashpal and havildar Nihar Ranjan Das.
Both were airlifted to Leimakhong Army Hospital, 100 km from Ramva.