BSF Jawan Injured in IED Explosion in Manipur

A jawan of the India Reserve Battalion (IRB) was on Thursday (May 26) injured when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded at Moirangpurel, around 20 km from Imphal, police said. The incident occurred at around 4.30 PM when the Border Security Force (BSF) men were on a patrol on foot and the IRB jawan, who is currently attached to 49 Battalion of the BSF, was among them.The injured man, 29-year-old Sandeep from Chandigarh, is in Manipur for Jungle warfare training, police said. He has been taken to Regional Institute of Medical Sciences here, the police said. The blast occurred a day after Chief of Army Staff General Dalbir Singh Suhag visited Manipur and instructed the personnel to carry out operations to capture insurgents responsible for gunning down six Assam Rifles personnel during an ambush on May 22 in Chandel district along Indo-Myanmar border.

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