Boy Injured in Birbhum, Mistook Bomb For Ball


Birbhum: A five year old Boy gets injured while playing with a Bomb mistaking it with a Ball in Birbhum’s Rampurhat District’s Bagtui Village on Saturday, said police. The name of the boy is Bapon Sheik and he was a resident of Bagtui village.

According to police sources, Bapon was playing beside his house on Saturday morning. A bomb was lying on the field. He thought the bomb to be a ball and took it in his hand and started playing. After which the bomb exploded loudly in his hand. Bapon is critically injured. Areas of his legs, face and stomach have burnt. Family members of Bapon came rushing when they heard the sound of explosion.

Critically injured Bapon is admitted to Rampurhat District Hospital. The doctors have told that his condition is critical. Police have begun investigation about the whereabouts of the bomb.