2 kids wounded while play­ing with grenade

The Myanmar Times - - World -

A hand grenade ex­ploded yes­ter­day, wound­ing two school­child­ren, one crit­i­cally, as they were play­ing with it in a re­mote north­west­ern Pak­istani vil­lage. The in­ci­dent took place at a primary school in Dhob Darra, Up­per Dir val­ley, where Tal­iban mil­i­tants have been ac­tive. Two chil­dren, who came to school early, found a grenade ly­ing on the ground. They picked it up and started play­ing with it be­fore re­mov­ing its pin, se­nior po­lice of­fi­cial Zahid Khan said. One of the chil­dren was crit­i­cally wounded while the other had light in­juries.

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