Imhpal: A prominent community hall was
partly destroyed in bomb explosion at an interior village in
Manipur`s Imphal East district, police said on Tuesday.
Unidentified persons planted six bombs at the Irabot
Memorial Community Hall at Chalou area in Lamlai assembly
constituency and three of the bombs exploded yesterday
damaging a portion of the hall, the sources said adding that
the other three bombs were defused by the bomb squad.
Senior CPI leader and state Agriculture minister Ph
Parjat who is contesting the forthcoming January 28 election
said he suspected the involvement of `political rivals` as he
had taken a major role in constructing the hall.