Banned militant outfit claims responsibility for bomb blast at fairground in Imphal
Banned militant outfit Kangleipak Communist Party (Peoples' War Group), in an email circulated to local media houses in Imphal
Imphal: Banned militant outfit Kangleipak Communist Party (Peoples' War Group), in an email circulated to local media houses in Imphal, has claimed responsibility for Friday night's powerful bomb blast at a fair.
At least 10 people were injured, two of them critically, when unidentified miscreants hurled a hand grenade at Tera Loukram Leirak area in Imphal west district, police said. In the email, the outfit expressed "satisfaction" over Friday's incident and warned the local people against participation in fairs and carnivals.
A woman and a child sustained serious injuries in the blast and their condition continue to be critical, said a doctor of regional institute of medical sciences hospital in Imphal.
In the past, too, the outfit had warned people against the practice of gambling and participation in local fairs.
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