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Grenade blast near Manipur chief minister's house

PTI  Imphal, August 11, 2013
First Published: 00:50 IST(11/8/2013) | Last Updated: 03:03 IST(11/8/2013)

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.

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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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