IED found outside Manipur school
Imphal: An improvised explosive device (IED) was found outside a school here on Thursday morning but it did not explode, police said.
The IED was kept in a steel container outside the Catholic School in Canchipur area, adjacent to Manipur University. The bomb disposal squad made a controlled explosion in a paddy field nearby.
The school authorities have opposed the deployment of armed police and paramilitary personnel in its premises.
Manipur's Christian missionary schools have been at the receiving end of insurgent groups in a bid to extort money.