QUANG BINH — Three children aged 10-12 were injured yesterday after a fragmentation bomb suddenly exploded in northern eastern Quang Ninh Province’s Vinh Ninh District.
The accident occurred because the children, who were playing on a local hill, tried to smash the bomb into pieces after they found it and mistook it for an iron cylinder.
The children are in critical condition and have been treated at Viet Nam-Cuba Friendship Hospital.-VNS
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