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'Toy' bomb kills two in Pakistan

A five-year-old child and an elderly man were killed when an explosive device, construed as a "toy" by the kid, exploded in their house in northwest Pakistan, a media report said.

world Updated: Sep 30, 2011 07:56 IST

A five-year-old child and an elderly man were killed when an explosive device, construed as a "toy" by the kid, exploded in their house in northwest Pakistan, a media report said.

The kid had found the device in a nearby mountain and brought it home in Jawar area to play with it.

The bomb exploded when the grandfather tried to open it, killing the child and himself instantly, the news website Daily Times reported. Neighbours rushed out of their homes hearing the explosion.