HAND GRENADE

  • Australia: Girl brings hand grenade to school December 5, 2012

    Melbourne: An 11yearold girl brought a hand grenade to her class in an Australian school for a 'show and tell' activity on Wednesday, prompting evacuation of over 500 students and teachers. Police were called to Hunter Christian School in Sydney after a teacher discovered the girl had brought a "pineapple"...
  • Assam: 2 policemen, 8 others injured in ULFA blast September 6, 2012

    Guwahati: Ten people, including two policemen, were injured in a bomb blast triggered by the outfir ULFA at Doomdooma in Assam's Tinsukia district on Thursday evening. The bomb planted on a footpath near a departmental store at Gandhi Chowk exploded around 6:45 pm, the police said. The injured included passersby besides...
  • Mexico: Schoolgirl brings hand grenade to class February 15, 2012

    Mexico City: A nineyearold girl took a hand grenade to an elementary school in Morelos, a state in central Mexico, authorities said. Administrators at the school in the city of Cuautla called the emergency response number and told operators they had an explosive device. Army troops, law enforcement agents from various federal,...
  • Blast in Karachi, hand grenades found at site January 8, 2010

    Karachi: Six people were killed on Friday in a massive explosion at a house in the commercial capital of Pakistan, police said. The deafening blast took place at a house located in Balida town area. Deputy Inspector General of Police (West) Abdul Majeed Dasti told Geo TV that six people were killed...
  • New defence tactic: Red chilli special hand grenades June 25, 2009

    Guwahati: India's security forces are planning to mix one of the world's hottest chilli powders in hand grenades to control riots and during insurgency operations in the remote northeast, a defence official said on Thursday. Defence scientists say they will replace explosives in small hand grenades with a certain variety of...