Manipur: Grenade hurled at Cong candidate`s house

Militants exploded a powerful grenade at the house of E Chand Singh of Yaiskul assembly constituency in Imphal East district of Manipur.

Imphal: Militants exploded a powerful grenade
at the house of Congress candidate E Chand Singh of Yaiskul
assembly constituency in Imphal East district of Manipur,
police said on Saturday.

The militants hurled the grenade at Singh`s house at
Yonglan area near here last night but no casualty was
reported.

Singh and his family members were present at the time of
the incident.

Coordination committee (CORCOM) of seven major insurgent
organisations claimed that they were responsible for the
incident.

In another incident, two militants who tried to plant bomb
at the house of Congress candidate Bijoy Koijam of Thongju
assembly constituency in Imphal West district were arrested
last evening, sources said.

CORCOM had attacked Congress candidates and exploded at
their supporters before and after the election on January 28
saying that the party was against the `revolutionary movement`
in the state.

PTI

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