New Delhi: Three security personnel of the Assam Rifles units on Thursday died and five others were severely injured in an explosion and subsequent firing by terrorists in the Chandel district of Manipur, bordering Myanmar.Also Read - Manipur Launches 'Make in India' Drone To Transport Covid Vaccines

According to reports, the terrorists were affiliated to the local group People’s Liberation Army. Reinforcements have been rushed to the tense area which is located just 100 km from Imphal, the capital city of Manipur. Also Read - 2 Injured in IED Blast in Afghanistan's Kabul

The injured soldiers were rushed to a nearby hospital and are in a stable condition. Also Read - 2 Terrorists, Including Top LeT Commander, Killed in Srinagar Encounter

More details are awaited.