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Child killed, three wounded in South Darfur grenade blast

April 26 - 2015 EL SALAM LOCALITY
(file photo)
(file photo)

An eight year-old boy was killed, and three others were injured, when a grenade detonated in Habaniya village in El Salam locality on Thursday.

A relative told Radio Dabanga that the children went to play at the outskirts of the village, “just one day after they had been circumcised”.

“They found the grenade, and began playing with it. When it detonated, Khidir Yahya Abakar (8) died instantly. El Zaki Ishag Omar (13), Younes Ishag Omar Abakar (11), and Suleiman Omar Abakar (10) were seriously injured. We took them immediately to a hospital in Nyala for treatment.”

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