Imphal: Two World War II bombs were found and defused by the Manipur Police Bomb Dectative and Disposal squad at different places in the state on Wednesday, the police said. 

Manipur and some other parts of the northeast witnessed WW-II where allied forces and Zxis forces clashed in 1944.

Also Read: Assam: DHS Kanoi College gets NAAC A grade

One bomb believed to be the 2nd great war was found while digging earthwork at a paddy field at Yairipok Loukon under Yairipok police station of Thoubal district at around 10.30 am on Wednesday, police said.

Also Read: Assam: Man arrested for thrashing, urinating on youth

The second bomb that is also to be believed from the World War II era was found at Keibi village under Sagolmang police station of Imphal East district. The old bomb was discovered while digging a pond on Wednesday.

The police bomb experts destroyed the bombs safely at different locations, the police added.

Avatar photo


Northeast Now is a multi-app based hyper-regional bilingual news portal. Mail us at: