Two Children Killed, 8 Injured After an Unused Grenade Exploded in Jhansi

Two children were today killed and eight injured when they were trying to extract metal from an unused grenade of army in Babina area, police said.

Published: 15th August 2015 09:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th August 2015 04:11 AM   |  A+A-

By PTI

JHANSI: Two children were today killed and eight injured when they were trying to extract metal from an unused grenade of army in Babina area, police said here.

Jhansi SSP Kiran S said that a few children found an unexploded grenade from the firing range near Dudki village this afternoon. While attempting to extract metal from it, the grenade  exploded killing Bhupinder(14) and Abhinav(10) on the spot, he added.

Eight persons were injured in the incident and admitted to the medical college where the condition of some of them was stated to be serious, a state police headquarters spokesman said in Lucknow.

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now
(Get the news that matters from New Indian Express on WhatsApp. Click this link and hit 'Click to Subscribe'. Follow the instructions after that.)

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp