Militants hurl grenade at official`s private residence

Unidentified militants hurled a grenade at the private residence of a Manipur government official but it failed to explode, police said.

Updated: Nov 11, 2010, 12:22 PM IST

Imphal: Unidentified militants hurled a grenade at the private residence of a Manipur government official but it failed to explode, police said on Thursday.
Sources said the militants lobbed the grenade at the residence of executive engineer of electricity department L Joychandra at Uripok Polem Leikai area in Imphal West district yesterday.
The official and his family members were present at the time of the incident; sources said adding that monetary demand from the official could be the reason. The grenade was later defused by experts.

PTI