Boy sustains splinter injury in Kohima

A minor boy sustained splinter injury when an object given to him by his friend turned out to be a bomb and exploded, police said on Sunday.

Kohima: A minor boy sustained splinter injury when an object given to him by his friend turned out to be a bomb and exploded, police said on Sunday.

The boy, a scrap collector, was trying to break open the object when it exploded yesterday, the police said.

The incident took place at High School Junction area.

His friend, also a scrap collector, had found the object from a construction site.

The boy sustained splinters injuries on the belly and upper part of the body, the police said.

He underwent a surgery at a local hospital and was now out of danger.

Bomb Detection and Disposal Squad team rushed to the spot and found 12 similar objects at the construction site.

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