Mayang Imphal block: Cong office bombed,3 hurt
Source: Hueiyen News Service
Imphal, April 12 2009: Close on the heels of a bomb exploded at the Wangkhei Block Congress Office on April 7 last, a blast at the Mayang Imphal Kendra Congress Committee has injured three civilians this evening.
The incident occurred this evening around 7.29 at the Mayang Imphal Block Congress office under Mayang Imphal police station.
The Congress's office has been located near the house of Khumujam Mukta (64) .
According to locals, two Honda Activa borne persons who came from Imphal side had lobbed a hand grenade at the Congress office.
The two riders had rode towards the IB Road after exploding the bomb.
The victims who suffered splinter injuries have been identified as Mongjam Tomchou alias Ajay (22) son of M Amuchoubi of Mayang Imphal Mamang Leikai, Meitram Tomba (18) son of (L) M Kulla of Mayang Imphal Keithel Manung, and Laiphrakpam Bungo (51) son of (L) L Hajur of Mayang Imphal Chabung.
They suffered injuries at the hands and belly.
The three have been admitted to the RIMS Hospital.
No group has claimed responsibility for the blast so far.
Meanwhile, a hoax bomb has panicked the localities of Keishampat Thokchom Leikai this evening around 7.30 when steel tiffin was discovered near the gate of the residence of Dr Biren which was later proved to be a hoax one by the state bomb experts.