Boy killed in grenade blast

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Police said two people on a motorcycle hurled the grenade which exploded in front of the shop injuring seven people, including the shop owner. — Reuters/File
Police said two people on a motorcycle hurled the grenade which exploded in front of the shop injuring seven people, including the shop owner. — Reuters/File

QUETTA: A seven-year-old boy was killed and six other people were injured in a hand-grenade attack here on Wednesday night. The deceased was identified as Mohammad Muddassar.

The grenade was hurled into a shop at the Brewery Road area where the victims were purchasing the national flag, badges and other items in connection with Independence Day. Police said two people on a motorcycle hurled the grenade which exploded in front of the shop injuring seven people, including the shop owner.

Published in Dawn, August 13th, 2020