IMPHAL, January 23: Unidentified persons suspected to be underground elements lobbed a Chinese-made hand grenade at the Kwakeithel Makha Thokchom Leikai residence of Dr L Sachindra today. The bomb was found by a sweeper at the courtyard at around 5.30 am today.
The grenade failed to explode. Police bomb squad retrieved the grenade safely and a case in this has been regard. Members of Kwaikeithel Makha Thokchom Leikai Women Welfare Association and locals of the area decried the grenade attack at the residence of the doctor and held a sit-in-protest. L Sachindra is an ophthalmologist at Shija Hospital.