Grenade explodes inside ABC Godown


IMPHAL, September 28: A Chinese hand grenade exploded inside the ABC Godown at Khuyathong around 6:45 pm today.

The grenade is suspected to be lobbed by an unidentified person.

However, no one was injured in the explosion, police said.

Police also said that as the grenade which exploded on top of one of the two trucks parked inside the godown, damaged the tarpolin covering the truck. Window panes of some rooms were also damaged, informed the police.

Meanwhile, soon after getting information of the explosion, police arrived at the scene and inspected the site.

In an unrelated incident, this morning around 9.15 a Chinese made hand grenade was found in front of the residential gate of Manipur Olympic Association joint secretary Takhellambam Dusanta, 45 at Lalambung Makhong Ningthoujam Leirak.

The grenade was found outside the residential gate wrapped in a gate.

A bomb expert team of the police detonated the grenade safely at the Chingmeirong firing range.

D Dusanta Singh is a coach of the Canoeing and Kayaking at present.


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