IMPHAL | Oct 11: A powerful Improvise Explosive Device (IED) was exploded at the compound fencing wall of Kuki Student’s Organisation (KSO) Moreh office, Ngamkhai veng, Moreh Ward No.8 in the evening around at 7:55 pm.

According to official sources, the IED was so powerful that it shattered part of the fencing wall and some splinters were found as far as the main road near Chengjapao Statue.

Tremor due to the explosion was felt as far as Moreh bazar. However, no human casualty was reported till the time of filing this report. The explosion site is near to HTC Office and just a stone throw away from Assam Rifles outpost.

Suspecting a foul play and angered by frequent bomb explosion an irate mob vented their ire towards the AR personnel who rushed the spot and pushed them back to their camp.

Denouncing the incident an indefinite bandh has been imposed in Moreh town a civil body, however, it is yet to be confirmed.

It is learnt that a musical concert, in Aid of Anglo-Kuki War Documentary Film project, is to be organized at the KSO Office compound under the agies of HTC and AKWFPC on Oct 12.

This is the third bomb explosion in Moreh within less than a week. The first explosion was reportedly taken place last Saturday near Moreh police station followed by another on Monday.


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