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From the explosion in Chita, suffered five children

April 22 2008

Five children suffered from the explosion of an unidentified explosive device in Chita, told RIA Novosti on Tuesday, a senior assistant prosecutor in the interaction with the media prosecutor Anatoly Uskov Trans-Baikal Territory.

According to him, April 21 at 18.15 (10.15 GMT) 13-year-old boy detonated an unidentified explosive device while at a distance of ten meters from the house in the village of Stewards of Chita. As a result, five children aged 7 to 13 years who were in the yard, received various shrapnel wounds, including limbs, abdomen and chest.

"All children are taken to the Regional Children's Hospital" - said Uskov.

He reported that the scene "fixed hypocentre on the curb beside the road, retired school bag with pierced by shrapnel through textbooks and one of the metal fragments.

Shards left vyscherbliny on the wall, crashed through the glass in several windows. In addition, the affected standing near the blast site car Lada, who punched the rearview mirror and side window.

"In the sandbox, at a distance of 20 meters from the explosion site, found a metal cylindrical object, which may be relevant to the explosive device" - said a spokesman for the prosecutor's office.

Now set the type and origin of the explosive device, appointed forensic ballistic and explosive technical expertise. Work is ongoing to establish the circumstances of the explosion.

"The investigation of the circumstances of the explosion is taken to control the prosecution Trans-Baikal Region - said Uskov.

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