One person was injured and a school kitchen destroyed in a bomb attack against 40 Assam Rifles personnel on Friday morning at Khurai in Imphal East district.

The People’s Liberation Army formally claimed responsibility for the blast. The special warfare force of the outfit had carried out the bomb attack against the Assam Rifles personnel, a press release said.

It said that on September 9, the 252 Battalion of the People's Liberation Army had attacked the security personnel in Chandel district near Ishi village. Police have registered cases relating to the two incidents. However no arrest has been made so far.

The injured, Robin Ningthoukhongjam, an autorickshaw driver is out of danger.