Bomb explodes near MLA Dingo's house

IMPHAL, 27th Jan: A powerful bomb blast occurred near the residence of Sekmai Assembly Constituency MLA Heikham Dingo on Saturday evening. According to police reports, a powerful bomb exploded at around 5.30 pm Saturday near the gate of MLA H Dingo's residence at Khurkhul Lamkhai under Sekami Police station. The MLA was not home at the time of the blast. Although, there were no reports of casualty, the explosion caused damage to the outer portion of the wall surrounding the residence. The bomb was suspected to be an IED. So far, no one has claimed responsibility for the bomb blast. It may be mentioned here that the some time back, a hand grenade was hurled inside the MLA's home creating widespread panic.

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