Eight houses damaged in bomb explosion near Imphal

Last Updated: Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 12:06

Imphal: Eight houses were damaged when a
powerful bomb allegedly planted by militant organisations
exploded at Telipati area near here but there was no report of
any injury or casualty, official sources said Saturday.

The bomb allegedly planted by unidentified militants at a
roadside at Telipati area in Imphal East district exploded at
around 10.00 pm last night. In the explosion eight houses were
damaged, they said.

This is the second bomb explosion as on Thursday night
militants had exploded a bomb at Mongsangei area of Imphal
West district.

Security has already been tightened across Manipur in
view of the reported boycott call given by militant outfits in
the wake of Republic Day celebrations.

All insurgent and militant outfits in Manipur have
reportedly called for boycott of Republic Day celebrations.

All police and security posts have been asked to step up
patrolling and frisking of passersby to detect movement of
militants.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, January 22, 2011 - 12:06

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