IMPHAL | Feb 1: In a tragic incident, two sisters belonging to the same family died in a bomb explosion that took place around 10:00 am today at Subunglong/Leishok village under Khoupum police station of Noney district, while their mother survived the incident.
According to police sources, the sisters and their mother were working in a Jhum field (cultivation) at the nearby forest when the bomb of unknown origins exploded which killed Gaikhuanliu Kamei, 17, on the spot instantly while the other daughter, Akhiuna Kamei, 15, succumbed to her injuries on the way to hospital. Fortunately, the mother survived the impact of the explosion although she too sustained severe injuries.
Both the deceased are daughters of Poudinchung Kamei of Subunglong/ Leishok Part-1 village which lies under Khoupum police station of Noney district; and a Suo Moto case under FIR number (02) Km. Ps u/s 302/307/IPC and 3-expls sub Act has been registered at Khoupum Police Station for further investigation.
The bodies of the deceased siblings have been brought to JNIMS morgue, Imphal for post mortem while the mother has been admitted to the same hospital for medical treatment, police sources added.