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Militants continue to attack Cong candidates

Suspected militants continued their attacks on Congress workers and candidates for the January-28 poll in Manipur on Tuesday, but none was injured.



Imphal: Suspected militants continued their
attacks on Congress workers and candidates for the January-28
poll in Manipur on Tuesday, but none was injured.
A grenade was hurled at Congress candidate Md Ali, but
it did not explode at Yairipok in Thoubal district, police
said.

Another grenade was exploded near a Congress worker Th
Dhanasyam at Lamlai in Imphal East disrict, but he escaped
unhurt.

Grenades were also hurled at the house of an executive
engineer of electricity department at Thingom Leikai in Imphal
West district and another government official S Noren at
Kangjabi area in Imphal West district this morning, but those
did not explode, police said.
Militants had so far tried to explode grenades at 15
places targeting Congress candidates and their supporters in
valley districts since the poll dates were announced on the
grounds that the party was opposing their movements, police
said.

PTI

From Zee News

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