23 Nov 2010

Children arrested over Easter Islands school bomb

1:21 pm on 23 November 2010

Chilean police on Easter Island have arrested six children between the age of 12 and 17 for letting off a home-made bomb at a school.

The Latecera newspaper says they admitted to planting the device which exploded during the night.

Nobody was injured.

Remnants of the bomb have been sent to a crime laboratory for examination.