Three persons including two women were seriously wounded in two separate bomb explosions in Manipur on Sunday. The two women are battling for their lives at a private hospital in Imphal.
On Sunday night, one foreign made hand-grenade was hurled inside the house of Sarat Pebam, a field assistant in the Agriculture department, at Kwakeithel in Imphal. Mr. Pebam’s wife and daughter who were watching TV were wounded. Both mother and daughter were rushed to Regional Institute of Medical Sciences hospital. As they sustained head injuries they were taken to a private hospital. Mr. Pebam’s another daughter who was in the kitchen escaped unhurt.
Police have registered a case. However no arrest has been made.
In another incident a powerful bomb was detonated by remote control on Sunday morning near Kheljang village in Chandel district bordering Myanmar. It was detonated when the personnel of 6 Dogra Regiment were patrolling the mountain road. One personnel sustained injuries. There has been no claim for the remote controlled blast as yet.
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