DI Khan blast at Muharram procession kills 5, injures 80

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DI Khan: Despite severe security arrangements in DI Khan, at least five people faced death while 80 sustained serious wounds in a remote-controlled blast near Commissionary Bazaar, targeting central Muharram procession.

The blast went off in a closed shop leaving several killed and tens of people injured including children.

Meanwhile, the security personnel have cordoned off the area while the bodies of dead and injured have been rushed to District Headquarter Hospital and Combined Medical Hospital (CMH).

The blast created panic in the area while aerial firing was also heard as a result of the deadly explosion, sources said.

According to sources, security was on high alert near the processions. The security personnel were deployed on the roofs of nearby buildings while an army helicopter was also in the clouds for surveillance.

Heavy contingents of army have entered the area to control the volatile situation in the panic hit area. Further details are awaited.

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1 Response to " DI Khan blast at Muharram procession kills 5, injures 80 "

  1. Abbas says:

    yazidiyat is still alive!.they would not leave muslims to commemorate the martyrdom of the Grandson of Prophet Mohammed (PBUH).Have they been able to silence the the followers of Imam Hussein (AS) after so many years of martyrdom -NO and they never will be able to do so.HUSSEINYAT ZINDABAD

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