Bomb explodes at contractor’s house
Imphal, October 25: Residence of a special contractor in Imphal west district was under bomb attack Sunday night as threatening and attacking to houses of individuals related with extortion demands unabated.
Reports said that said that the house of the special contractor, Meitram Kesho (50) at Taothong Atingbi under Lamshang Police Station of Imphal west was attacked by suspected militants last night, at about 11.30 pm.
Suspected militants hurled two bombs to the house but one failed to explode. Roof of the verandah of the house was damaged by the impact of the blast. The unexploded bomb was later recovered by the Lamshang police.
Registering a strong protest against the attack at house of the contractor, womenfolk of Taothong village staged a sit-in protest today. The protest was started at 10.30 am and went on till 3.30 pm.
In yet, another hand grenade was deposited at the house of Salam Biren at Keishampat Thiyam Leikai this evening. Biren had recently retired from his service as Executive Engineer of PWD. Personnel of the state police bomb squad disposed off the bomb safely, another police report said.