Islamabad, November 21: At least three children were killed and two others critically injured in a blast on Wednesday in Pakistan's northwest Swat, the media reported.
According to Geo TV, the blast took place when the children were playing with a mortar shell in a field in Arkot village in Swat, a district in northwest Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Kabul Suicide Blast on Eve of Eid-e-Milad 2018: Pakistan, US Condemn Terror Attack That Claimed 40 Lives.
The police said that the explosion was triggered when the children started throwing the live mortar shell to each other considering it as a toy. Police said the mortar was fired from an unknown location, which missed its target and did not explode.