Suspected militants explode grenade in Manipur

Suspected militants exploded a powerful grenade in interior Thoubal district of Manipur early this morning, destroying an electric transformer, police said.

Last Updated: Aug 23, 2012, 19:07 PM IST

Imphal: Suspected militants exploded a powerful grenade in interior Thoubal district of Manipur early this morning, destroying an electric transformer, police said.

The militants set off the grenade at around 12.30 am in Wangjing Cherapur, plunging the area into darkness.

Police is investigating whether the incident is connected with any monetary demand made by militants to electricity department officials.
PTI