On Friday, May 5th, two children were injured after crude bombs exploded in Agartala, Tripura. The incident occurred at the Dasharath Deb stadium complex around 12:45 pm, and the explosions were believed to have been caused by crude bombs.
According to reports, the two boys who were injured were playing at the stadium when they unknowingly touched the packets that contained the crude bombs, causing them to detonate. The explosion resulted in serious injuries to the two boys who have since been identified as Abhijit Shil and Deep Das. Both of them were students at the Kabiraj Tilla higher secondary school.
Following the incident, the injured boys were rushed to GB Pant Hospital in Agartala, where they received medical attention. Meanwhile, the police launched an investigation into the matter and sent a team of officers from the AD Nagar police station to the scene of the crime.
The incident has caused concern and anxiety among the local residents, especially parents of children studying in schools and colleges around the stadium complex. The authorities have assured them that necessary steps will be taken to ensure their safety and security.
Local authorities have condemned the incident and stated that they will take necessary measures to ensure the safety of the citizens. Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb has ordered the police to conduct a thorough investigation into the matter and ensure that the culprits are brought to justice.
The incident has also raised concerns about the availability of explosives and weapons in the state. Many are questioning how such weapons and explosive devices can be accessed so easily and how they can be used by anyone without any regulation.
Meanwhile, many schools in the area have announced that they will remain closed until further notice, and parents have been advised to keep their children safe and avoid sending them to any public spaces until the situation is under control.
This incident serves as a stark reminder of the need for increased security measures and regulation of explosives and weapons in the state. The government must take immediate steps to address this issue and ensure the safety of its citizens, especially the vulnerable children who are most at risk in such situations.