Manipur: Militants hurl grenade at municipal councillor`s residence

The militants lobbed the grenade at the residence of Imphal municipal commissioner ward number one Soiraisam Binarani at Thangmeiband area.

Updated: Oct 21, 2012, 09:16 AM IST

Imphal: Suspected militants hurled a powerful grenade at the residence of a municipality commissioner in Imphal West district of Manipur but it failed to explode, official sources said on Sunday.
The militants lobbed the grenade at the residence of Imphal municipal commissioner ward number one Soiraisam Binarani at Thangmeiband area here yesterday.
Police later defused it.

No individual or group has claimed responsibility, the sources said
The police would investigate whether militants had made monetary demands on Binarani.

PTI