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Person on election duty succumbs to injury in Manipur bomb explosion

Police Said The Person Was Identified As H Ramkating, An Assistant Teacher Of K Ashang Khullen Aze Aided Primary School. He Was On Poll Duty And Was Seriously Injured In Tuesday’s Bomb Explosion.

PTI | Updated on: 08 Mar 2017, 08:08:27 PM
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A person on election duty who was injured in the bomb blast at Manipur’s Kamjong district on the eve of second phase of polling died at the hospital early on Wednesday.

Police said the person was identified as H Ramkating, an assistant teacher of K Ashang Khullen Aze Aided primary school. He was on poll duty and was seriously injured in Tuesday’s bomb explosion.

State Chief Electoral Officer Vivek Kumar Dewangan expressed condolence at the death of Ramkating and released an ex-gratia amount of Rs 20,00,000 to his kin.

Those behind the explosion are yet to be identified.

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First Published : 08 Mar 2017, 08:06:00 PM