Krishnanagar: An old man suffered heavy injuries on Saturday after a bomb exploded while he was working in a farmland in Nadia.
The incident took place at Kalinarayanpur under the Taherpur Police Station in Nadia. Jiten Mandal, a resident of Kalinarayanpur Mandal area, was working on a farmland near the rail station area. A bomb exploded when his axe fell on a bomb which was lying on the land. The sound from the explosion grabbed the attention of the villagers. The villagers rushed to the land, rescued and admitted him to the Ranaghat sub-divisional hospital.
Jiten Mandal was later on transferred to a hospital in Kolkata after his condition deteriorated. Officers from the Taherpur police station have started an investigation and are trying to find out how the bomb was in the land.