Woman, daughter die in Balochistan hand grenade explosion

Published: February 4, 2018
SHARES
Email
Son sustained wounds who brought home the hand-grenade assuming it to be a toy.  PHOTO REUTERS/FILE

Son sustained wounds who brought home the hand-grenade assuming it to be a toy. PHOTO REUTERS/FILE

QUETTA: At least two were killed and another injured in a hand grenade explosion in Panjgur District of Balochistan on Sunday.

According to sources, a woman and her daughter died while the son was wounded in the Tasp area.

The incident occurred when the son found a hand grenade in a nearby graveyard, assumed it to be a toy and brought it home.  the official added. The device exploded causing fatalities.

One child killed, another injured in hand-grenade explosion in K-P

Last year, two children were killed and another critically wounded in a similar incident in Buner, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P). The children of a shepherd family were playing in a mountainous village when they found the hand grenade and accidentally set it off, police said.

According to DC Buner Zariful Maani two brothers aged nine and 10 died, while their seven-year-old female cousin was in a critical condition.

Facebook Conversations

Leave Your Reply Below

Your comments may appear in The Express Tribune paper. For this reason we encourage you to provide your city. The Express Tribune does not bear any responsibility for user comments.

Comments are moderated and generally will be posted if they are on-topic and not abusive. For more information, please see our Comments FAQ.

More in Balochistan