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Manipur: 4 employees of a construction company injured in grenade blast

Manipur: 4 employees of a construction company injured in grenade blast

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 16 Sep 2017, 08:40 pm
Guwahati, Sept 16 (IBNS) : At least four persons of a construction company were injured in a grenade blast in Manipur’s Imphal on Saturday evening, officials said.

According to reports, four employees of Hindustan Construction Company were injured while suspected militants lobbed a grenade at the office of the company in Imphal.

The incident took place at around 5 pm.

The injured persons were rushed to Raj Medicity hospital in Imphal and doctors of the hospital said they are out of danger.

Following the blast, top officials of the Manipur Police, the army and the CRPF had rushed to the area and cordoned off the area.

A top police official said the grenade was made in China and suspected militants lobbed it targeting the construction company office.

Meanwhile, security forces launched an operation in Imphal and nearby areas to nab the culprits.

On the other hand, Manipur Chief Minister N Biren Singh, who also holds the charge of home department said, Rapid Action Police force rushed to the area and launched massive operation.


(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)