Bomb attacks galore, two hurt [The Sangai Express]

IMPHAL, Oct 27 : While one security personnel and a driver sustained injuries in a grenade attack at the residence of PWD Chief Engineer, another grenade exploded at the private godown of a man who is preparing to fight the forthcoming Assembly elections in Thongju Assembly Constituency.

Meanwhile, another grenade was delivered at the residence of an Executive Engineer of Planning and Development Authority.

A police source informed that unidentified persons lobbed a hand grenade at the Canchipur (opposite to Heijigang bus terminus) residence of PWD Chief Engineer M Lokendro  and it exploded at about 10 pm yesterday.

The bomb landed at the foot of a sentry post and its shrapnel hit 7th MR personnel Thingujam Ngouba of Thoubal Kiyam and Lokendro’s private driver Johnson of Singjamei Kshetri Leikai.

Both the injured victims are undergoing treatment at different private hospitals.

Decrying the bomb attack, local people staged a protest demonstration at Canchipur today.

Half an hour earlier, another grenade exploded at the godown of Thongam Bishwajit at Thongju Part II, Koirou.

Incidentally Bishwajit is preparing to contest the Assembly elections in Thongju AC.

The grenade hurled by some unidentified persons landed beside a vehicle and went off. However no one was injured in the bomb attack.

On the other hand, unidentified persons delivered a hand grenade at the residential gate of PDA EE Loitongbam  Kesho at Kongjeng Leikai. The grenade was discovered this morning . Meanwhile a bomb exploded near the quarters of the Assistant Engineer of PHED at Phungreitang in Ukhruil district headquarters today at about 6 pm.

The AE has been identified as SY Peter.

Source: The Sangai Express


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