Bomb blast at RIMS, woman faints (India)

Imphal, May 16: Miscreants exploded a bomb inside the campus of RIMS while the police retrieved two more bombs from two different places on Saturday.


Miscreants on Saturday morning exploded a bomb at the western wall of the RIMS, near the Langol View hospital. However, no damage was reported due to the blast. According to reports, a woman fainted due to the loud report of the blast. The woman was identified as Ak Bala, who had come to the Langol View hospital.

Speaking to media persons in connection with the incident, the medical superintendent of the RIMS hospital informed that there was no demand or threat on the RIMS and moreover the western side gate was no longer in use. However, he also appealed to the concerned organizations and individuals not to carry out such attacks at the hospital premises as it would cause panic among the patients. Today's incident took place just 20 meters from the Eye, ENT and Paediatrics ward, he added.

Meanwhile, the police safely retrieved and exploded two bombs from different parts of the state. According to reports, a bomb was found at the Khagempali residence of the director of MASTEC, L Utam around 8.30 in the morning today while another grenade placed by unknown miscreants was found near the gate of the residence of Kangujam Ningthemjao Singh, 50, son of late Muhori of Keirak Khongnag Leikai around 5 am in the morning which was safely exploded at a field nearby by bomb experts of the 21 Assam Rifles. Ningthemjao is said to be the brother of the state works minister.

Meanwhile, a landmine victim succumbed to his injuries at Moreh PHC on Friday. According to reports the man identified as one Jamkhopao Haokip, 48, of Moreh ward no. 2, was a labourer of the BRTF. He was injured following a landmine blast on February 11 while clearing a bush at T Minou village in Chandel district.

Von: 16.05.2009,

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