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Militants explode grenades at the houses of Manipur officials

Last Updated: Thursday, September 17, 2009 - 14:59

Imphal: Unidentified militants attacked the houses of two Manipur government officials in separate incidents by exploding grenades but no casualty was reported, official sources said Thursday.

The militants exploded grenades at the house of Director of Sericulture department, Th Thaibemma, at Top Khongnangkhong in Imphal East district yesterday, sources said adding that a small portion of the house was damaged.

In another incident at 9.45 pm yesterday, militants exploded a powerful grenade at the executive engineer of Loktak Development Authority, Asem Kumarjit at Shingjamei
Naorem Leikia area in Imphal west district, sources said.
They said monetary demand from the officials could be the cause of the incident.

No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility.

Bureau Report

First Published: Thursday, September 17, 2009 - 14:59
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