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Bomb blast in Dimapur; One killed and four injured

Bomb blast in Dimapur; One killed and four injured

Dimapur, September 08 (NEx): One person was killed and four others injured in an accidental bomb blast that took place at United North block Burma camp in Dimapur around 11:30 AM today.

As per a source from the locality, the blast took place as the scrap collector was trying to break open a shell somewhat like a bomb shell and was hitting with a hammer to collect the wires inside. The victim died on the spot and 2 persons among the 4 injured are in critical condition. All 5 including the deceased are non- Nagas, the source informed.

The, DCP, Zone-1, Dr. Naieem Mustafa who was at the scene updated that the bomb suspected to be World War bomb shell exploded when an iron scrap collector was pounding with a hammer.

The victim’s house was also partially damaged by the impact of the blast. All the four injured including a woman were immediately rushed to hospital for medical treatment. More details awaited.

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