By Our Staff Reporter
IMPHAL, May 26 : Following prompt and timely response from the Army, a 19 year old youth who sustained bullet injuries in the May 4 violence at Kwakta Maning Leikai areas has been admitted to RIMS Hospital, today.
The injured Thangjam Bungo (19) of Moirang Oksongbung Leikai has been kept for observation at the surgery ward of the hospital at the time of filing this report.
Speaking to the media at RIMS Hospital, Thangjam Bipin, father of the injured, stated that his son got a bullet injury, suspected to be from a single barrel gun, on the lower belly in the May 4 violence at Kwakta Maning Leikai.
Saying that his son was given first aid at Moirang Charitable Hospital before taking to JNIMS where X ray and CT scan were taken.
The doctor at JNIMS hospital, however, informed that surgery to remove the bullet cannot be done at that time, he added.
Bipin further stated that they decided to return home without removing the bullet due to financial constraint.
Saying that his son started complaining of abdomen pain and he is unable to urinate, Bipin said that they contacted some persons who were staying at Moirang Higher Secondary School relief camp for their assistance.
People staying in the relief camp contacted the Indian Army of Bishnupur, following which the injured was taken to RIMS Hospital in the ambulance of the Army, he conveyed.