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Two children playing with bomb die in Pakistan

The shepherd brothers, aged 17 and 14 years, and their 10-year-old sister found the bomb while grazing.

world Updated: Feb 12, 2017 23:03 IST
The incident occurred in Khaista Baba Kotkay area of Buner district bordering Swat in northwest Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The incident occurred in Khaista Baba Kotkay area of Buner district bordering Swat in northwest Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.(PTI photo for representation)

Two teenaged brothers were killed and their sister seriously injured on Sunday when a bomb they were playing with exploded in this restive Pakistani city.

The incident occurred in Khaista Baba Kotkay area of Buner district bordering Swat in northwest Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

The shepherd brothers, aged 17 and 14 years, and their 10-year-old sister found the bomb while grazing their animals in the mountainous area and started playing with it before it exploded, an official said.

The boys died on the spot while their sister was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital, the official added.