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Grenade Explosion at Grand IQ Primary School Leaves Two Pupils Injured

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A shocking incident at Grand IQ Primary School in Chilanga District has left two pupils injured after a grenade they were playing with accidentally exploded. The incident occurred when one of the pupils, a child of a Police Officer, brought the grenade to school, mistakenly thinking it was a toy.

According to Police Spokesperson Rae Hamoonga, the injured pupils are a 5-year-old boy and a 9-year-old girl, both of whom sustained deep cuts on their legs due to the explosion. Fortunately, they have been discharged from Chilanga Clinic after receiving medical treatment.

Mr. Hamoonga disclosed to ZNBC News that the ongoing Police investigation has revealed that the grenade in question was brought to the school by the 5-year-old student, who innocently told his friend that he had a toy.

The incident has raised concerns among parents, teachers, and authorities about the safety of children at schools. The presence of a live grenade on the school premises poses serious risks to the well-being of the students and highlights the need for enhanced security measures and awareness about dangerous objects.

The school administration, along with law enforcement officials, are working together to ensure such incidents are prevented in the future. Meanwhile, parents are urged to be vigilant and have open conversations with their children about the importance of not touching or playing with unfamiliar objects, especially those that could pose potential dangers.

11 COMMENTS

  1. This is funny but scary at the same time. How could the father leave such a dangerous weapon within reach of kids? And what is the father doing with such weapons at home? Alot of unanswered questions. He must have been employed during the pf regime that one. Bunch of criminals

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  2. This police statement is very quiet on the criminal responsibility of the police officer!
    You cannot carry grenades from the police to your private house! He is liable criminally and should also be sued by the school and the other injured boy.
    That police officer should not enjoy his pension. Such criminal negligence shouldn’t go unpunished.

  3. Why do Police officers need grenades? I would probably have understood it if this was from an army officer. A grenade is a military assault weapon-Its literally a small bomb carried in the hand. What would a policeman need it for? Its like Police flying Mig jet bombers. Or have you reporters mixed things up?

  4. This is shocking for me. The parents of the child that took the grenade to school should be held responsible.

  5. Rae Hamoonga should be quizzed why his officers have such prohibited weapons lying around in their houses.

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  6. Where is Fred Mmembe the self-proclaimed military expert? To tell us why military weapons are in the hands of Civilian police.

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