In a tragic incident, two cousin sisters died in a bomb explosion today at around 10:00 am while working in a jhum field. In a freak incident, a bomb of unknown origin exploded at the jungle of Upper Subunglong/Leishok village under Khoupum police station of Noney District. The elder sister died at the spot and younger sister succumbed to her injuries while she was being taken to the hospital. Her mother also got injured. A suo-moto case was registered for investigation by the Khoupum Police Station.
The have been identified as Gaikhuanliu Kamei aged 17 years daughter of Mr. Poudinchung Kamei, and Akhiuna Kamei, daughter of Mr. Poudinchung Kamei aged 15 years belonging to Subunglong/Leishok Part-1 Village under Khoupum Police Station of Manipur’s Noney District.
It is also said that her mother also got injured by the impact of the explosion and she is now being treated. The dead bodies have been taken to Imphal for post mortem.
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