Four children and their mother were killed when an old unexploded bomb went off in northern Jordan on Monday, according to Jordanian police.
“A hand grenade exploded in Al-Mafraq province which led to the death of four children and their mother,” police spokesman, Amer al-Sartawi, said.
He pointed out that specialized teams have opened an investigation into the accident, without giving further details.
UNCHR Jordan, for its part, issued a statement saying that the woman and her four children were Syrian refugees, residing in the Jordanian province of Al-Mafraq.
“UNHCR Jordan is saddened to confirm that this afternoon