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Toy bomb kills four in Pakistan

Four young boys are dead and their mother and brother wounded after a bomb disguised as a toy exploded in southwestern Pakistan on Saturday.

The five boys found the bomb near their home in Chaman a town on Pakistan's boarder with Afghanistan. The boys had been playing with the bomb in their home when it went off.

Police are investigating but there have been no arrests. And there is no word on what kind of bomb it was. There is also no word on where it originated.

This is not the first time toys have been used to disguise bombs.

In the 1980s, toy bombs were dropped into Afghanistan by the former Soviet Union. The Soviets believed civilians were aiding the Islamic resistance fighting the invasion of their country.

The toy bombs terrorized entire towns and residents were forced to run away.

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