IMPHAL, Apr 19 (PTI): Some unidentified militants today hurled grenades at the residence of an independent MLA here, officials said.
The militants lobbed two grenades at the house of Khasim Ruivah, independent MLA of Chingai Assembly constituency in Ukhrul district here this morning.
The grenades failed to explode and it was later defused by Manipur police bomb experts, they said adding motive behind the incident was not immediately known.
Police would investigate whether the incident was connected with monetary demand by militants, they said adding no individual or group has claimed responsibility for the incident.
Militants of different organisations have been attacking government officials or individuals in the past several months as part of their step to extort money from the public, they said.