SADDA: A Levies personnel was killed and 27 others sustained injuries in a blast near a market here on Wednesday, official sources said.
The sources said that a powerful bomb planted near the Awami Market in Chinar Chowk in Sadda went off at 11am. “A Levies personnel was killed and 27 other persons, including three children and four government officials, sustained injuries in the blast,” an official of the political administration told reporters.
The dead soldier was identified as Khyal Badshah while three Levies personnel and a political Moharrir, Mira Jan were injured in the blast, the official said.
Tribesmen rushed to the site and started rescue work soon after the explosion.