Two powerful blasts near Congress Leaders house in Manipur, No injuries
Guwahati: As the pre-poll violence continued in the Northeastern state of Manipur, two powerful bombs, including an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) detonated remotely, went off on Wednesday.
A grenade and an IED exploded near two Congress leaders’ houses in two districts of Manipur damaging the properties.
However, no one was injured in the blasts that occurred in Imphal West and Imphal East districts.
The IED exploded in front of the residence of Congress leader Kh Ratankumar at Kangla Sangomshang in Imphal East district. The vehicles parked at his house were badly damaged.
The second blast, which took place near the residence of former MLA Salam Joy Singh at Samurou in Imphal West district, damaged the gate and the front portion of the Congress leader’s residence.
Both Ratankumar and Singh are Congress ticket aspirants from the Khurai and Wangoi assembly constituencies respectively.
The security forces reached both the sites and launched search operations to catch the attackers. People in both areas protested against the bomb blasts in front of the residences of the Congress leaders.