Imphal: For the fourth time in a fortnight, unidentified militants triggered an IED blast in Imphal on Wednesday morning killing three persons and injuring four others.
The blast took place at Hicham Yaicham Pat bus stand. Since it was early morning, large scale casualties did not happen.
The blast at around 6:05 am was so powerful, that it brought down the bus stand. The place during daytime used to teem with private vans and taxis plying between Imphal and Moreh.
The blast took place at the back of a waiting shed. The injured were rushed to Rajiv Institute of Medical Sciences, where three of them succumbed to injuries, while the other four sustained minor injuries.
On October 18 morning, a t similar blast occurred near Major Khul gate on Mahatma Gandhi Avenue while the blast on October 26 took place at North AOC, close to the northern gate of the high-security Kangla campus.