QUETTA, Pakistan — Three children had been killed Thursday in southwestern Pakistan when a hand grenade they had been playing with went off, police acknowledged. Two other children had been wounded in the explosion.
The explosion took location in the metropolis’s Akhrot Abad residential location, in accordance to police legit Hidayat Ullah. An investigation used to be underway.
Baluchistan has been the scene of a protracted-running insurgency by secessionist groups that customarily goal security forces with bombs to push for independence from the central authorities in Islamabad. The Pakistani Taliban and the Islamic Jabber neighborhood additionally get a presence in the province.