Mortar shelll explosion in Swat, casualties reported

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Mortar shelll explosion in Swat, casualties reported

*SWAT - An unexploded mortar shell has caused multiple casualties in Swat, private media has reported.*

*Three children were killed and two others critically injured in Swat after a mortar shell they were playing with exploded. *

The incident took place in the Arkot Village in the Mata tehsil. The children were playing with an old mortar shell in a field when it suddenly exploded. They thought it was a toy.

Nine-year-old Anas, seven-year-old Sadesh and five-year-old Mohammad Umar were killed while Nizamuddin and Hasnain were critically injured. All five children are from the same family and were taken to the Mata Hospital.