Press Esc to close
Thursday 27 November 2014
News updated at 10:48 AM IST
Weather
Max: 0°C
Min : 0°C
In Bengaluru
Sunny day

Six children killed in Pakistan while playing with grenade

Peshawar, Jan 26, 2014, (PTI):

Six children from the same family were killed and one injured when a hand grenade they were playing with exploded outside a house in the restive northwest Pakistan today.

The children, aged between two and six, were playing with the hand grenade when it exploded outside the house in Hangu district, police said.

District Police officer Iftikhar Ahmed told Dawn newspaper the children belonged to the family of a villager in Babar Mela area near Orakzai Agency.


Officials said the children were playing with the toy-like bomb in a field and were playing with it when it exploded, killing five boys on the spot. One girl later died at the hospital.
One boy is being treated for injuries, they added.

The police official said the owner of the house is being searched for a possible terror link and an investigation into the incident is on.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
It is business as usual in Leopold Cafe on the eve of the anniversary ...

It is business as usual in Leopold Cafe on the eve of the anniversary ...

England's captain Alastair Cook (R) talks with his teammate Ravi Bopara...

England's captain Alastair Cook (R) talks with his teammate Ravi Bopara...

Models pose with a car during the inauguration of the Lamborghini showroom...

Models pose with a car during the inauguration of the Lamborghini showroom...

Women from the Delhi police force, undergo martial arts training...

Women from the Delhi police force, undergo martial arts training...

Indian tennis player Sania Mirza blows whistle to joins campaign...

Indian tennis player Sania Mirza blows whistle to joins campaign...

Children rights activist Baburaj, Good Sheperd High School headmistress ...

Children rights activist Baburaj, Good Sheperd High School headmistress ...

A Sun Bird sits on a branch of Jacaranda flower tree...

A Sun Bird sits on a branch of Jacaranda flower tree...

BJP MP'S meeting in Parliament house...

BJP MP'S meeting in Parliament house...

Bipasha Basu and Milind Soman at Pinkathon announcement

Bipasha Basu and Milind Soman at Pinkathon announcement

Modi with BJP leaders at an election rally in Jharkhand

Modi with BJP leaders at an election rally in Jharkhand

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523