Grenade found in soil for house construction

The soil was reportedly collected from a site at Thiyam Konjil, Imphal East district.

ByIFP Bureau

Updated 25 Apr 2021, 6:29 am

(Representational Image: Pixabay)
(Representational Image: Pixabay)

An old hand grenade was found while unloading soil at the residence of one resident of Bashikhong Thongkha under Irilbung police station on Friday.

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It is reported that the soil was collected from a site at Thiyam Konjil, Imphal East district. The bomb was found in the soil which was unloaded to fill up the foundation of a newly constructed house belonging to one Ningombam Rashitombi.

After the incident was reported to Irilbung police station, a police team of the said police station along with a team of bomb disposal squad reached the spot. The grenade was collected at about 1.34 pm on Saturday.

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The bomb was safely disposed of at Angourok, Imphal East.

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