Army grenade in Ayodhya mistaken as a toy kills a woman and her son


Ayodhya – An unattended army grenade killed a woman and her son, and injured two other children in Ayodhya on Thursday, when children mistook it as a toy and removed the pin, ripping the woman’s body into tiny pieces.

The 30-year-old woman Reena, and her eight-year-old son Raj were killed, while her two-year-old son Atul and six-year-old son Manju are seriously injured in the blast.

The army left the grenade in their firing range in Cantonment area of the city while doing their regular military drill.

According to the Cantonment Police authorities, the blast took place at 3:30pm when the children were playing with the grenade.

Cantonment Police instantly rushed the victims to the district hospital, where the mother and the son were brought dead.

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