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Mortal shell explodes in Peshawar; one child killed, 5 injured

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PESHAWAR: A mortar shell appearing to be a toy went off in Peshawar’s Bajaur Agency on Thursday night that left at least one child killed and five others injured when they were playing with it, official sources said.

The explosion occurred in the Nisarabad Kausar area of Khar in Bajaur Agency when a child took a toy-like mortar shell home and it exploded, a political administration official said.

“The children were playing with the mortar shell when it exploded with a big bang, killing one child on the spot and injuring five others,” he added.

The injured were shifted to the Agency Headquarters Hospital Khar, for treatment where the doctors pronounced one of the child dead whereas the others are being treated for multiple injuries.

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