Two children killed in New Valley by 'WW2 bomb'

Ahram Online , Sunday 23 Feb 2014

Initial reports say a munition remnant from World War II caused the blast killing two children and injuring another

Two children were killed and another injured early Sunday in an explosion reportedly caused by a munition remnant from World War II in a village in New Valley governorate.

According to initial reports, the remnant was detonated at a house in Sanaa village early Sunday.

The explosion resulted in the death of 10-year-old Ahmed Ahmed and six-year-old Ahmed Adly, both from Sanaa village. Another child, four-year-old Mohamed Mahmoud, was injured.

New Valley governorate in Egypt's Western Desert was a field in World War II operations between Nazi and Allied troops.

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