A day after she was injured by the explosion of a parcel bomb outside her house in Perambalur district, Muthammal lost her life.
On Thursday night, Muthammal, a 72-year-old woman saw a parcel in front of her house when she returned from her farm and tried to open it. The bomb exploded, leaving her with critical injuries.
Police officials and bomb experts visited the spot and they were investigating the incident and the motive. Initial investigation has suggested that two people on the bike left the parcel there.
Bomb experts said that such bomb explosives are very sophisticated and would explode as soon as someone touched it after activation.