Grenade blast near Manipur chief minister's house

  • PTI, Imphal
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  • Updated: Aug 11, 2013 03:03 IST

A powerful grenade exploded infront of Manipur chief minister Okram Ibobi Singh's residential complex in Imphal West district this evening but no casualty was reported, police sources said.

The police said the grenade might have been exploded by militants who were trying to disturb the forthcoming Indepedence Day celebration in the state.

Police have begun a combing operation here following then explosion at 6:35pm.

All police and security outposts have been put on alert particularly in the valley districts of Imphal East, Imphal West, Bishenpur and Thoubal districts.

 

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