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Old aerial bomb found in paddy field

A farmer found an old aerial bomb while digging his field in Kakching district.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 18 Aug 2022, 3:07 pm

(Photo: IFP)
(Photo: IFP)

A high explosive, old aerial bomb was found at a paddy field located near Kakching Lamkhai, Kakching district on Thursday, police sources said.

The bomb was detected by a farmer, Mayanglambam Thoiba, son of M Thaninjao from Kakching Khulen. Thoiba detected the bomb while digging his paddy field around 8.32 am, according to the police.

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A team of Kakching district police rushed to the spot and secured the area. Later, a team of Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad picked up the bomb around 2 pm, and it was safely disposed of at Moramba Chingol, Kakching Municipal Corporation dumping site.

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