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Eight killed in DI Khan bomb blast
 


November 24, 2012 - Updated 950 PKT
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DERA ISMAIL KHAN: At least eight people including three children were killed, while eighteen others including a policeman were injured in a massive bomb blast that went off near a Muharram procession at Bannu Chungi in Dera Ismail Khan here on Saturday morning, Geo News reported.

 

The bomb disposal squad says 8-10 kilograms of explosives were used in the locally made bomb, while police say the bomb was planted in a garbage dump.

 

Police further added that a suspicious person was arrested from the site of the blast.

 

The injured have been shifted to local a hospital and the Police and LEA's have cordoned off the area.

 

Meanwhile the army has been called in to Dera Ismail Khan to take over security in the city.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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