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Militants lobbed grenade at a brick farm in interi

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 14:25

Imphal: Unidentified militants hurled a grenade at a brick farm in interior Thoubal district of Manipur but no casualty is reported, police said Wednesday.
The militants lobbed the grenade and also a hand-written note yesterday at the brick farm owned by M R Gopi (43) at Phundrei Kombirei village, about 45 km south-east of here, they said.

The note reportedly written by banned Kangleipak Communist Party-Malemnganba faction, asked Gopi to contact the banned outfit, sources said adding that the incident was connected with monetary demand from Gopi.
Meanwhile, police sources said all police and security posts at interior areas have been asked to remain alert and intensify patrolling within their jurisdiction because of frequent incident of attacks at private and public places by militants by hurling grenades in the recent months.


First Published: Wednesday, July 31, 2013 - 14:25
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