Six steel bombs were hurled at a police team at Kinatintavida near Sankaranellur in the Koothuparamba police station limits at around 8.45pm on Wednesday.
Koothuparamba SI Arundas told Express over phone that a mob surrounded the police jeep and hurled two steel bombs in front of the vehicle when he and his fellow police officers, were on their way back from Sankaranellur. When the vehicle was stopped after hearing the blasts, more bombs were hurled at from behind. There were a total of five explosions. The police have recovered a live steel bomb from the location.