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Kohat remote controlled blast at election office kills five

- April 28, 2013 - Updated 1030 PKT - From Web Edition

KOHAT: At least five persons were killed and 21 wounded in an explosion at an election office at Kacha Pucca located on Orakzai Agency-Kohat border on Sunday morning, Geo News reported.


Police said that the explosion occurred at the joint-office of an independent election candidate for NA-39, Syed Noor Akbar from Orakzai Agency and ANP candidate for Kohat NA-14, Khurshid Begum. Both the candidates remained safe in the explosion.


DSP Mushtaque Hussain said that the blast was a result of a remote controlled explosion containing ten-kilogram explosives.


Following the blast, security forces immediately sealed the Kohat-Hangu Road and started search operation.

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