Two troopers injured in bomb blasts in Manipur

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Imphal, Feb 5 (IANS) Two troopers of Assam Rifles were injured in twin bomb blasts at the Polo ground in Imphal on Monday, police said.

The two troopers were rushed to hospital for treatment and are out of danger.

According to the police, the first blast took place near the security tent inside the Polo ground. Within a few minutes, another blast took place a few metres away at B. T. Road.

No organisation has claimed responsibility for the blasts so far.

In January, two bomb blasts targeted the offices of the Army and the Assam Rifles near Raj Bhavan, injuring a woman.

Security for Governor Najma Heptulla has been heightened. Police have registered a case and investigation is progressing, said a senior police officer.

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