Three injured in Manipur explosion

Last Updated: Wed, Nov 21, 2012 18:00 hrs

At least three people were wounded in a powerful explosion in Manipur on Saturday, police said.

A grenade was hurled at a shop at Hafta Bazar area in Imphal´s east district by two suspected militants, injuring three people including a woman.

"The militant duo managed to flee from the spot after hurling the grenade," a police official said.

The injured persons were admitted in the nearest hospital.

Top police and army officials rushed to the spot and launched a search operation to nab the militants.

No rebel group has taken responsibility for the explosion yet.

(Reporting by Hemanta Kumar Nath)

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