DI Khan blast: Police arrest owner of shop where bomb exploded

DI Khan: Pakistani law enforcing agencies on Sunday arrested Saeed Rajput, owner of a shop where explosive material got off and caused causalities to five people, from Dera Ismail Khan, a district of Pakistan’s province Punjab.

According to sources, a blast ripped off through a Shiite procession in Commissioner Bazar area of DI Khan, killing five people and wounding 80 others. The police officials confirmed that the explosive material was hidden inside the shop and was later exploded via remote control device.

According to the police officials, the culprit has been arrested after several raids in the district and was shifted to an undisclosed location for further investigation.

Earlier, Interior Minister Rehman Malik expressed anger over the blast and ordered Inspector General Police (IGP) Khyber Pakhtunkhua to submit report regarding the police failure which enabled militants to succeed in their brutal act.

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