October 20th, 2011
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Bomb hurled at Manipur ministers residence

manipur militant attack Manipur:  Unidentified militants exploded a powerful bomb at the private residence of Manipur Social Welfare Minister N Loken at Nambol Leimapokpam and it exploded near its gate, the police said. However, no casuality has been reported.The minister and his family members were not present at the house when the incident took place as they stay at government quarters at Babupara area, police said.

Police are investigating whether the attack was connected with monetary demand or some other matter. No individual or group so far has claimed the responsibility for the attack. Police informed that the bomb was local-made with low explosive power.Medical Officer’s and Dental Surgeon’s Association Manipur condemned the life attempt on the minister.The association also urged the involved individual(s) to come out for negotiation instead of resorting to attacks.



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