SYDNEY, Aug. 28 (Xinhua) -- Three people have been injured in what appears to be a bomb attack at an Aboriginal community near Broome in Western Australia, local media reported on Wednesday.
An explosive device was hurled at a group of people in the One Mile community, on the outskirts of Broome, at around 7:00 p.m. local time on Tuesday, police said.
The "ignited object" was thrown from a car.
A 43-year-old woman picked up the object as it exploded, the Australian Broadcasting Corporation (ABC) reported.
She suffered serious injuries to her hand and leg and was flown to Perth for emergency surgery.
Two other people, including a 13-year-old girl, were also injured with various injuries.
The motive for the attack is not clear.