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Three injured in bomb explosion in Manipur

PTI  Imphal, August 18, 2013
First Published: 10:27 IST(18/8/2013) | Last Updated: 10:29 IST(18/8/2013)

Three persons were injured when a powerful bomb exploded at a road-side hotel in Imphal West district of Manipur, police said on Sunday.


The bomb, which was hurled at the hotel at Mantripukhri area on the outskirts of Imphal at around 9pm on Saturday, exploded injuring three persons who were working in the hotel, they said.

The injured were taken to a nearby hospital where their condition was stated to be out of danger.

Police said preliminary investigation revealed that the incident was related to extortion from hotel owner by the militants.

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