Newmai News Network
IMPHAL, Feb 07: The proscribed United National Liberation Front (UNLF) has claimed responsibility for the four bomb blasts at Imphal on February 5 and 6 injuring scores of jawans.
Reacting to this, the Inspector General of Assam Rifles (IGAR-South Sector) termed the incidents as “cowardly acts”.
The IGAR(S) stated that “the cowardly acts of the proscribed group” to target the troops of Assam Rifles especially on February 5 during the ongoing 15th Sentinel Cup Equestrian Championship 2018 & 9th Junior State Equestrian Championship, being organized by Manipur Equestrian Society and Manipur Horse Riding and Polo Association assisted by Assam Rifles to encourage and showcase the rich Meitei culture, history and heritage has drawn criticism from all.
“The perpetrators of these crimes will soon be identified and brought before the justice system to face the consequences of their senseless acts of violence that have tried to derail the fledgling peace process in the state,” it added.