IMPHAL, Nov 15: A convoy of 36 Assam Rifles was attacked today by suspected militants exploding Improvise explosive device (IED) at Old Samtal this morning around 10:15 am.
Unconfirmed source said that atleast three jawan were injured during the attack however there was no official confirmation on the report.
The source said at around 10:15am today, troops of 36 Assam Rifles who were on a Road Opening Patrol (ROP) convoy in the New Somtal area, about 300 km from Imphal, were attacked by suspected militants by setting off around two powerful Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) which exploded in the span of a few minutes and caused injuries to at least three personnel of the ROP party.
The three injured jawans were airlifted to the military hospital in the district by an Army Chopper, the source added.
It was not immediately confirmed who was behind the attack.