Blast at former poll candidate`s house in Imphal

Suspected militants exploded a bomb at the house of a shop-owner in Manipur`s Thoubal district, but no casualty was reported, official sources said.

Imphal: Suspected militants exploded a powerful bomb at the house of a shop-owner in Manipur`s Thoubal district, but no casualty was reported, official sources said on Saturday.

The militants hurled the bomb at Wangkhem market complex, about 35 Kms south-east of here, late last night. In the explosion, walls of the shop were damaged.

The shop-owner Kadamjit had contested the last Manipur Assembly election as a Trinamool Congress nominee from Wangkhem assembly constituency unsuccessfully.
No individual or group has claimed responsibility.
PTI

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