27 children killed as bomb exploded in Southern Somalia
At least 27 children were killed when an explosive device they found while playing suddenly exploded in Somalia
Somalia: At least 27 children were killed and more than 50 others sustained injuries when an explosive device they found while playing suddenly exploded in southern Somalia.
The incident took place when a group of children were playing in a field near Qoryoley town in southern Somalia.
At least 22 children were killed when the explosive device possibly a mortar shell blew up, according to the BBC.
The town hospital received 22 bodies of the children and two of the wounded died after they were sent to the hospital,Abdi Ahmed, the deputy district commissioner of Qoryoley said, adding that another child died on the way to Mogadishu. He said the minors were boys between 10 and 15 years old.
More details awaited.