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Parcel bombs go off in TN, 2 hurt
October 27, 2006 15:29 IST
Two persons, including at 11-year-old boy, were injured in Chinnasalem village when parcel bombs received by them exploded, police said.
In the first incident, a parcel originating from Tiruchirapalli was addressed to one Chintamani. It contained a fancy torch. The torch exploded when it was plugged in, injuring Chintamani's husband Alagarasan. He has been admitted to Kallakurichi Government Hospital.
In the second incident, Pichan received a parcel with a cell phone charger and left it at home while he went to the fields. When his 11-year-old son Kadiresan picked it up, it exploded. The boy has been admitted to Pondicherry Government Hospital.
The motive for the acts is yet to be established, police added.