Nine students were injured as a result of an explosion, which rocked a school in Belarus yesterday, the Belarus' Emergency Ministry told RIA Novosti. According to the information from the ministry, the explosion took place at secondary school of the Pukhovichesky district. A six-grade student reportedly brought an identified bomb to his class room.
The explosion apparently happened underneath a desk. The blast injured nine students: three from the 11th grade and six from the 6th grade. The injured children were hospitalized.
The Emergency Ministry of Belarus said that the explosion had been probably caused with a grenade.
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