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Bombs hurled in Meghalaya cement factory

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Shillong:  Suspected militants today attacked a cement factory with crude bombs partially damaging the building in North Garo Hills district of Meghalaya, police said.

No one was injured in the incident, SP Ramesh Singh\ said.

At least five heavily armed men entered the Virgo cement factory at Damas at around 2 AM through the second gate and asked the security personnel in the sentry post to open the main gate door, the SP told PTI.

After they exploded one crude bomb inside the sentry post causing partial damage, another crude bomb was lobbed in the open place before escaping, Singh said.

Preliminary investigation revealed the involvement of A’chik Matgrik Elite Force (AMEF) militants, he said.

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