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Last Updated: Tuesday April 14 2009 14:38 GMT

Boys in court on murder charge

Police guard crime scene

Two brothers accused of attempting to murder two young boys in South Yorkshire have appeared in court for the second time.

The brothers, aged 10 and 11, are accused of attacking the boys in Edlington on 4 April.

The case was adjourned until 12 May and they were remanded into secure local authority care.

The boys, aged nine and 11, both needed hospital treatment after they were found with serious injuries.

As both suspects are under the age of 18, they cannot be named and neither can their alleged victims.

The boys have also been charged with robbery after the attack.

It's important to remember that cases like this are very rare.