Pothashang News Service
Imphal, October 14: Manipur chief minister Nongthombam Biren Singh has termed yesterday’s blast at temporary amusement park Tera Lukram Leirak that injured 11 persons including a lady and a minor as Terrorist act while the KCP claims responsible of the blast.
Bren Singh said, “I strongly condemn the blast; this is a terrorist act and nothing else”, “I do share the sentiment of the victim families”.
Banned militant outfit Kangleipak Communist Part (Peoples War Group), in an email circulated to local media houses, has claimed responsible for powerful bomb blast at the amusement park. The outfit has expressed “satisfaction” over the blast and warned the local people against participation in fairs and carnivals.
In the past too, the outfit had warned people against the practice of gambling and participation in local fairs.
Among the injured persons a woman and a child received serious injuries in the blast and their condition remained critical.
The bomb exploded at around 7 pm. The explosive was suspected to be a hand grenade as police later recovered a hand grenade lever.
The localities of Tera today protested against the blast condemning of triggering the grenade at crowded location.