A child was injured because of a pre-signal cartridge explosion in the city of Severodonetsk in the Luhansk region. The chief of Communication Department Police of the Luhansk region Tetyana Pogukay reported about it.
"Today, at about 5 pm, the special line "102" received a report that an explosion occurred on the playground on Energetykiv Street, as a result of which a 9-year-old girl was injured," the statement reads.
According to preliminary information, there were several explosive devices. Investigators, operatives and bomb-disposal experts are currently working at the scene. Two more similar cartridges have already been installed in the bushes and on the bench.
It is currently known that boys living in the same yard, found these dangerous items in a landfill and hid in the bushes, and the injured girl found them.
Now the girl is being treated at the city hospital, she was diagnosed with an eyebrow-cut.
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