A bomb blast has rocked the residence of the range forest officer, Seram Shashikumar’s in Imphal East district in Manipur.

According to sources, the blast occurred at 4:15 am on Monday when miscreants threw a hand grenade at his residence.

However, no one was injured during the blast though the water pipes in the residence were damaged, a report stated.

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Shashikumar’s who is currently posted in the Chakpikarong forest range in Chandel district, had received an extortion note from the banned Kangkeipak Communist Party (Noyon group), a Manipur based militant group.

However, the banned group has not issued any statement claiming responsibility for the blast.

A similar blast had occurred in the Imphal East district earlier this month when miscreants exploded a grenade at a residence in Nongmeibung Wangkheilakpam Leikai.

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