Militants attack Manipur minister`s house

Last Updated: Sunday, January 1, 2012 - 11:19

Imphal: Unidentified militants attacked the
private house of Manipur`s Health Minister L Jayenta Kumar in
Imphal West district by exploding a grenade which injured a
passer-by, official sources said.

The militants lobbed the grenade at around 7 pm last
night when the minister was outside the house campaigning for
the forthcoming assembly elections on January 28.

A woman identified as Memcha Devi who was standing around
Kumar`s house was injured besides and two vehicles parked in
nearby were damaged, sources said.
Kumar said no militant organisation had demanded money
from him and it was not known who lobbed the grenades.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, January 1, 2012 - 11:15

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