Three bombs explode, no casualty
Source: The Sangai Express
Imphal, December 16 2016:
Three bombs exploded at the residences of two special contractors and a retired SO at Fairyland and Nagaram, all of whom hail from Somdal district today within a span of 40 minutes.
However, there is no report of any casualty.
The first bomb exploded at around 7.40 pm at Fairyland, opposite Inter-State Bus Terminus at the residential compound of special contractor Shangreihan Muivah (90) .
Shangreihan is the elder brother of Th Muivah, general secretary of the NSCN (IM) .
Window panes and some other portions of the house were damaged at the impact of the blast.
Family members of Shangreihan Muivah said that there was no case of any monetary demand or any kind of threat from any underground organization.
The second IED exploded around 20 minutes later at the residence of Mingyao Ruivanao (58) s/o RV Keishim at Fairyland.
The powerful blast shattered the main door and windows of the house.
The IED exploded just a few meters away from the house and it left a huge crater of around 10 feet in diameter.
Again after a gap of around 20 minutes, unidentified persons hurled a hand grenade at the residence of retired SO RB Leisinsham (85) .
Soon after the incident, Imphal West Commando DSP, SDPO Lamphel and Imphal West Commando OC rushed to the spot and inspected the blast sites Lamphel police have taken up a case regarding the incident.
Nagaram Village Authority member Heleson condemned the series of blasts in the area and asked all concerned to clarify who carried out the attacks and why.