Bomb explodes in Congress office in Manipur

Assailants have been attacking the houses of politicians - both ruling and opposition - in the past few weeks by hurling bombs at their houses.

Last Updated: Dec 19, 2011, 13:28 PM IST

Imphal: A bomb exploded in the office of the
Congress Youth Forum in interior Thoubal district of Manipur
late last night, damaging office property.

Officials said that hundreds of local residents including
women launched a sit-in protest against the incident this
morning.

Assailants have been attacking the houses of politicians
- both ruling and opposition - in the past few weeks by
hurling grenades or bombs at their houses.

Sources said security and police forces have been alerted
by the state government to prevent any untoward incident
during the coming Manipur Assembly elections in February next
year.

PTI