Imphal: Unidentified militants exploded a
powerful bomb at the house of a Congress candidate in Imphal
West district of Manipur, the police said on Monday.
Sources said the militants threw the bomb at around 10.30
pm yesterday at R K Anand`s house at Naoriya Pakhang Lakpa
area. Anand who is contesting from Naoriya Pakhang Lakpa
assembly constituency and his family members were present in
the house at the time of the incident.
The attackers fled under the cover of darkness, sources
Meanwhile, coordination committee (CORCOM) of seven
insurgent organisations has in a statement claimed that they
were responsible for the attack at the house of Anand.
CORCOM members have been attacking Congress candidates and
their supporters since the party was against the
`revolutionary movement` in Manipur.