As least one Jawan was killed while three others were injured of 165 Bn of Territorial Army were injured in a suspected IED blast at Lokchao in Tengnoupal districts along the Indo-Myanmar road today at around 5: 50 am.
The Jawan who died was identified as Arjun (sepoy). The injured Jawans were identified as Vareso Hungyo (Nk),38, Michandra (subedar) and Govind (sepoy). They were rushed to Shija Hospital and Reaserch Institute. Arjun succumbed to injury on the way to the hospital, says sources.
Vareso Hungyo was said to be in critical condition. He got multiple injuries at the head.
After the blast security forces block the vehicles plying along the road where the blast took place.
No individual or group has claimed responsible for the attack till the filing of this report.