An official said a powerful explosion occurred on Saturday near the location of a fashion show event in Imphal that actress Sunny Leone is scheduled to attend on Sunday.
However, no injuries were reported in the incident, which occurred in the Hatta Kangjeibung neighborhood of Manipur*s capital. The explosion occurred only 100 meters from the venue around 6.30 a.m. on Saturday.
Imphal East SP Maharabam Pradip Singh said that the blast occurred at around 6.00 am on Saturday and said that no casualty was reported. “There is no report of any casualty. We suspect it to be an explosive device like a Chinese grenade which exploded in the middle of the field at the venue,” he said.
According to him, it is still unclear whether the explosion was caused by an IED or a grenade. So far, no militant group has claimed responsibility for the explosion.