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Pakistan: Children mistake hand grenade for toy; 7 injured

The Children Brought Home The Hand Granade, Mistaking It For A Toy From A Nearby Field When It Exploded In Utmankhel Area Of Lower Aurakzai Agency, They Said.

PTI | Updated on: 24 Dec 2017, 08:55:55 PM
Grenade mistaken as toy (Representative image)


A hand grenade exploded on Sunday and injured seven children who were playing with it in Pakistan’s restive northwest tribal region bordering Afghanistan, officials said.

The children brought home the hand granade, mistaking it for a toy from a nearby field when it exploded in Utmankhel area of lower Aurakzai agency, they said.

The condition of the injured children was stated to be out of danger. 

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First Published : 24 Dec 2017, 08:55:13 PM

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