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Explosive found in front of shop in Imphal East

An IED, which was found in front of a shop, was safely detonated at Awa Ching of Nongmaijing Ching under Imphal East Saturday.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 4 Dec 2022, 5:58 am

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(Photo: IFP)

An Improvised Explosive Device (IED), suspected to have been planted by miscreants, was found in front of a spare parts shop, at Andro Parking under Porompat Police Station in Imphal East at 11.10 am Saturday, sources said.

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The sources said the shop, CIA Enterprises, is owned by one Wahengbam Cheng Cheng, 33, son of W Jadumani from Wangoi Wahengbam Leikai, presently residing at Andro Parking.

The explosive was picked up by a team of State Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad (SBDDS) around 1.48 pm after police cordoned off the area.

The IED was made of one metallic pot weighing 1.5 kg, a mobile hand set, one electronic detonator and 2.5 kg of gelatin explosive, the sources said.

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The total weight of the IED was around 4 kg. It was safely detonated at the Awa Ching of Nongmaijing Ching under Imphal East at 2.57 pm, police said.

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