Bomb explodes at interior Manipur

PTI, 21 January
IMPHAL: A powerful bomb, allegedly planted by unknown militants, exploded at the premises of a government office in interior Bishenpur district of Manipur in the wee hours of today but no casualty was reported, police said.

The bomb went off at around 2.20 am at Loktak Development Authority (LDA) office complex at Ningthoukhong area, about 40 km south of here damaging a machine and parts of the office building, the sources said.

No one was injured, sources said adding that the bomb might have been planted by militants but motive behind the incident was not yet known.

No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility for the incident.

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