- The Chief Minister pays tribute to the 2 IED blast Martyrs
- Two Assam Rifles jawans killed and seven injured in a blast
- The troops were patrolling near the Indo-Myanmar border
The Chief Minister of Manipur N Biren Singh on Tuesday pays tribute to the two martyrs who were killed in the IED blast in the state on Monday. The 2 Assam Rifle jawans were killed, leaving seven badly injured.
Troops were patrolling near Indo-Myanmar border
The start of this week can be called as a sad beginning as on the very first day of the week an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast took the lives of two Assam Rifle Jawans in Manipur leaving seven others injured.
The attack took place in the morning hours when the troops were patrolling in order to avoid any intruding in the state.
As per the sources, the militants involved in the act planted the IED explosives near 18 Assam Rifles campus at Chandel town in Chandel district.
Later the blast, helicopters and back up have been called in to evacuate the area and to check any presence of more such elements.
The Jawans who lost their lives in this blast was, riflemen Indra Singh and Sohan Lan.
Along with the list of injured soldiers includes N. Shyam Kumar, S. Sarkar, Tirendra Nath Das, Ram Govind Singh, Nirmal Roy and Lalnunpuia and one more, the police said.
A day after this major tragedy, the Chief Minister N Biren Singh pays tribute to these martyrs by taking part in the wreath-laying ceremony of these jawans.
He shared his grief on the social media platform Twitter and said, “My deepest condolences to the families of the two martyred jawans of 18 AR who died in the IED blast in Chandel District. Their sacrifices won’t go in vain.”
My deepest condolences to the families of the two martyred jawans of 18 AR who died in the IED blast in Chandel District. Their sacrifices won't go in vain. @PMOIndia @rammadhavbjp @RajatSethi86 pic.twitter.com/9QXMm3rSB0
— N Biren Singh (@NBirenSingh) November 14, 2017
Soldier’s Image Credit: Time8