JELI – Two men were injured when a homemade bomb to catch fish exploded in Kampung Sungai Seting, Lubok Bongor here, today.
Jeli District Police Chief DSP Mohd Yusoff Jaafar said the first victim, aged 34, suffered a broken left wrist and crushed right hand in the incident around noon.
The victim was sent to Jeli Hospital, but transferred to Raja Perempuan Zainab II Hospital in Kota Bharu, and was reported in critical condition, but stable. said when contacted here, tonight.
Mohd Yusoff said the second victim, aged 22, who hurt his right hand fingers and sustained injuries on several parts of the body, was sent to Tanah Merah Hospital and reported to be stable.
He said the incident occurred in front of a house in Kampung Sungai Seting, Lubok Bongor, when the first victim was holding the bomb to compress it. – BERNAMA