Suspected rebels in Manipur exploded a mild bomb triggering huge panic and sensation two days before the Independence Day on Friday.
The explosion took place in Moreh town bordering Myanmar in the afternoon forcing the security men deployed there to fan in search of thr rebels.
No rebel outfit has owned up the responsibility of the explosion and the security forces have also yet to ascertain the perpetrators.
The explosion took place hours after the north eastern rebels jointly announced boycott call of the Independence Day celebration. The general strike will come into force from August 14 midnight which will end on August 15 evening.