Official says three people were killed in a southern village in Nepal when a bomb left during the communist insurgency exploded.

The dead included two teenagers.

Government administrator Maheswor Newpane says the teenagers had found the bomb in a nearby jungle and brought it back home to their Bhandara village.

Newpane says they were probably unaware it was a bomb and when they began playing with it, the devise exploded. The third victim was a 50-year-old man.

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