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A CRPF jawan was killed and another one seriously injured when suspected militants triggered a blast in Manipur’s Imphal on Saturday evening.

Police officials said the blast took place around 6.30 pm at Nagampal area in Imphal.  The killed jawan has been identified as Umesh N Helwar of Karnataka.

The injured CRPF jawan, identified as N Ramarajan of 109 battalion, has been admitted to Regional Institute of Medical Sciences (RIMS) in Imphal.

Unidentified miscreants also triggered a powerful blast at a marketplace in  Kangpokpi district on Friday.

The blast occurred near the post office at Kangpokpi Bazaar, under Kangpokpi police station. There was, however, no report of any casualty.

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