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22 Nov 2019 | 08:46 PM UTC

India: Grenade attack leaves two wounded in Imphal (Manipur state) November 22

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Suspected militants wound two in grenade attack in Imphal (Manipur state) November 22; details still emerging

TIMEFRAME expected from 11/22/2019, 12:00 AM until 11/23/2019, 11:59 PM (UTC). COUNTRY/REGION Imphal (Manipur state)

Event

Suspected militants launched an attack with hand grenades outside of the Manipur assembly in Imphal (Manipur state) on Friday, November 22, wounding two Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel. The attack reportedly took place at 17:20 (local time) and search operations for the culprits were ongoing as of Friday night. No group immediately claimed responsibility for the attack and details are still emerging.

A heightened security presence and associated disruptions are expected in the area over the coming hours and days.  

Advice

Individuals in Manipur state are advised to monitor developments to the situation, avoid the area of the attack, report any suspicious objects or behavior to the police, and adhere to all instructions issued by the local authorities.

 

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