Grenade hurled at the residence of Manipur MP

Grenade hurled at the residence of Manipur MP

 Unidentified militants hurled a grenade at the private house of a member of parliament from Manipur, Th Meinya, in Imphal West district of the state but it failed to explode, official sources said today.

Sources said the grenade, wrapped in a polythene bag, was found in the courtyard of the house at Moidangpok area in Patsoi police station yesterday.

Family members of Meinya reported it to the nearby Patsoi police station whose personnel along with bomb experts defused the explosive, sources said adding that no individual or group has claimed responsibility.

Meinya who was not present at the time of the incident. He came home later in the afternoon yesterday from New Delhi, sources said.

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