Children killed in Pallai explosion

Two children aged 2 and 4 were killed when they were playing with an explosive device they had found in Pallai, Jaffna last eveming, the army said.

Army spokesman Brigadier Ruwan Wanigasekera said that the Pallai police are investigating the incident.

“The two children were playing with something in their house which exploded and they were killed,” the military spokesman told the Colombo Gazette. (Podcast below)

He said that the incident took place in Mullaiadi in Pallai and the two victims were brothers.