Blast at shrine in Shikarpur leaves three dead

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Blast at shrine in Shikarpur leaves three dead | Pakistan | DAWN.COM

SHIKARPUR: A blast at a shrine in interior Sindh has left three people dead and several others injured, DawnNews reported.

The explosion took place at the Dargah Hajan Shah Mauri shrine in Shikarpur when a large number of devotees were present.

Reports suggest that a man riding a motorcycle threw a grenade and fled from the scene, while eyewitnesses said that an unknown individual left a bag at the site, after which there was an explosion.

The dead and injured have been shifted to a local hospital. Many of the injuries are reported to be serious.
 

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Blast at Khyber paramilitary camp kills at least one | Pakistan | DAWN.COM

PESHAWAR: At least one security personnel was killed and five others injured Monday afternoon in a mysterious blast inside a paramilitary camp at Fort Slope in Khyber Agency's Bara tehsil, officials said.

Frontier Corps (FC) media cell confirmed that the blast had occurred because of an improvised explosive device inside a vehicle which was seized by the security forces the other day.

"The blast destroyed five rooms inside Fort Slope. One personnel was killed and five others injured due to the explosion," FC officials said.

Intelligence officials, however, said two security men were killed and seven others injured in the blast.

The exact death toll could not be independently verified as reporters have limited access to the remote area where the explosion took place.
 

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