Sisters killed; mother injured in bomb explosion

Written By: / Friday, 01 February 2019 16:44

IT News

Imphal, Feb 1,

Family outing turns tragedy as a bomb blasted killing two sisters and injuring their mother while the three of them along with a relative on picnic were dining in an open space at Khoupum area at around 11.30 am today.

Report reaching here said that the explosion took place at Leishok, Subung @ 15 KM’s East from Khoupum Police station. Akhiuna Kamei, 18 yrs(student of class x, Don Bosco, Khoupum) d/o Poudinlung of Leishok, Subung and her sister Gaikhonliu Kamei died on the spot while their mother sustain serious injury . The relative who companied them reportedly sustain minor injury.

Source said the bomb was an old explosive used during World War time. Details of the news is awaited.

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