Tuesday , May 26 2020

25 killed, 30 injured in Hangu blast

Hangu: At least 25 people have been killed and 30 wounded in a blast on Friday in Orakzai district’s Kalaya Bazaar.

The deputy commissioner of the district has just confirmed that the blast occurred. Rescue teams have already been sent and dead bodies shifted to local hospital.

The district management in Orakzai has confirmed the casualties in Kalaya Bazar in a district of Khyber Pakhtunkhawa.

Resources tell that blast occurred in a busy Jumma Mandi bazaar. The dead bodies are not yet identified and the wounded are taken to Kalaya Headquarter Hospital for immediate first aid treatment.

Authorities tell that area is being cleared and officials have already started investigation in this blast.

It is said that explosives were controlled through remote control device. The security forces have cleared the area.

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