Imphal/Guwahati: Two persons were killed in separate bomb blasts in Assam and Manipur.  Security has been tightened up in both the states following the incident.

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The improvised explosive device (IED) went off at 1 am in the Umrangso market area of Asasam under Umrangso police station killing the person, the sources said.

Police recovered the body parts of the unidentified man scattered in the area. Police suspected the dead man to be a militant who had come to plant the bomb for explosion in the daytime today but the IED got triggered earlier.

A powerful bomb exploded in the office complex of 'M Sector' (army office) in the heart of Manipur capital complex at 5.30 am on Tuesday morning but no casualty was reported, official sources said.
It was not yet exactly known how the bomb went off at the heavy-security complex adjoining Manipur Raj Bhavan and prestigious Johnstone Higher Secondary School, the sources said.
Official sources refused to divulge any information when asked whether the bomb was hurled at the four-cornered wall complex by insurgents from roadside or an accidental explosion of grenade or bomb kept inside the army complex.


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