Bomb explosion at the house of govt contractor



Imphal: A powerful bomb exploded at the house of a government contractor in Imphal East district but no casualty was reported, official reports said on Monday.

The bomb planted by unknown militants exploded at around 10 pm last night at the house of government contractor H Bikramjit but no casualty was reported except some damage of doors and windows.

The contractor and his family members were not present at the time of the attack because they were staying at their brick farm In Imphal West district, sources said.

No individual or group has claimed responsibility for the crime.

Police said they would investigate whether it was connected with monetary demand by militants from the contractor.

In another incident, unknown militants hurled a powerful grenade at the house of a contractor identified as Naorem Jugindro at Tentha Khunjao in Thoubal district late last night but it failed to explode, sources said.

PTI