A suspected World War II-era bomb exploded in Nagaland's Dimapur district on Tuesday killing a metal scrap collector, while four others were injured, police said. The blast occurred in the Burma Camp area when the scrap collector was pounding the bomb with a hammer to dismantle it, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone-1) Dr Naieem Mustafa said.
The bomb is suspected to be of World War II-era, he said.
His house was partially damaged due to the blast. All the four injured persons, including a woman, were taken to a hospital, he said.
Further investigation is underway, the officer added.
(With PTI Inputs)