Kerala: Two boys injured as crude bomb explodes

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Kannur, May 4 (PTI): Two boys, including a one-and-half-year-old, suffered injuries on Tuesday when an explosive substance filled in a ball went off here while they were playing, police said.

The incident took place at Ulliyilin Kannur district this afternoon, police said.

The children had seen the ball at a nearby deserted compound and mistaking it for an ice creamball picked it up and brought it home.

It exploded with a massive sound as they tried to pry it open, eye-witnesses said.

Window panes of their house were shattered in the explosion. The other boy was five years old.

The children have been admitted to the PariyaramMedical college hospital. PTI Corr UD BN BALA BN BALA