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Blast rocks Imphal market

An explosion occurred near Kasturi Bridge of Thangal bazaar under Imphal Police Station in the capital city this evening, but there were no casualties.

The police believed the explosion that happened around 7 pm was caused by an Improvised Explosive Device (IED).

The blast caused some damage to nearby Mahavir Medico Pharmacy. None was hurt in the incident. Police said they were investigating the blast.

In March this year, a blast near the Kasturi Bridge injured eight persons, two of them critically.

Kasturi Bridge is located along the street of busy Thangal bazaar. 

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