IED found near private firm, defused

IMPHAL, 15th Oct: Imphal East district commandos detected an IED with remote control trigger near Panthoibi Housing Finance Company Limited at Uripok Tourangbam Leikai in Imphal West district on Tuesday evening around 6.
On receiving the report, Imphal West additional SP (ops) Lamabam Amarjit, DSP CDO Imphal West RK Roshan, 6 Assam Rifles major Devdutta and OCs of CDO Imphal West and Imphal police station rushed to the spot.
Signal jammer of 6 AR was used and the IED was defused by a bomb disposal squad of Manipur Police. The IED weighing around 2 kg was found with battery, antennae and splinters packed in a tin fish can.

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