A Border Road Task Force (BRTF) labourer engaged in the fencing work at India-Myanmar border in Tengnoupal district sustained injuries in a mine blast that took place early Friday, sources said.
The sources said incident occurred around 9:40 am near Kwatha Khunou in Tengnoupal district, Manipur.
The blast took place between subsidiary pillar No16 and 17 which are located between India-Myanmar border pillar No 80 and 81, the sources added.
The injured has been identified as one Jerom Birla, 36, of 82 RCC, BRTF, son of Nawash Birla from Simdega district, Jharkhand. He sustained injuries in his legs, fingers and face.
The injured BRTF labourer is stationed at B Bongjang village BRTF Camp, as per the sources.
He was rushed to Moreh Hospital and referred to Imphal for further treatment, the sources added.