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 - Community Transmission in Manipur? 'Already Started', Claims Assembly Speaker Y Khemchand Singh

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 - Manipur to go Under Complete Lockdown For 14 Days From Tomorrow, Essential Services Allowed | Check Details Here

The injured soldiers were rushed to a nearby hospital and are in a stable condition. Also Read - Manipur DGP Shoots Self With Revolver, Rushed to Hospital

More details are awaited.