3 children killed in Lahj explosion

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At least three children were killed and two others seriously injured on Monday in an unknown explosion in Tuban district of Lahj province, which is under the control of UAE-backed factions.

Local sources in the district reported that children in the Al-Fayoush village burned trees near a farm in the Al-Mashqaqa area, noting that the burning fire led to the explosion of an unknown object.

The sources reported that the children were transferred to a hospital in the city of Al-Houta, the provincial capital of Lahj, to receive treatment, suggesting that the explosion was likely caused by an explosive device or a hand grenade that was at the scene of the incident.

The incident caused panic and fear among the people of the region without revealing the nature of the explosion.