Dimapur, September 8
A steel scrap collector was killed and 4 others had been injured on Tuesday when a suspected World War II-era bomb exploded in Nagaland’s Dimapur district, police mentioned.
The blast occurred in Burma Camp space when the scrap collector was pounding the bomb with a hammer to dismantle it, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone-1) Dr Naieem Mustafa mentioned.
The bomb is suspected to be of World War II-era, he mentioned.
His home was partially broken because of the blast.
All the 4 injured individuals, together with a lady, had been taken to a hospital, he mentioned.
Further investigation is underway, the officer added. PTI