SIBI : Eleven persons were killed 30 injured four seriously in a big explosion here Thursday.
According to details terrorists planted a bomb in a rickshaw and parked it in front of a tea shop along Nishtar road here today. The explosion was heard at distance.
Eleven persons Khaliq Dad, Nadar Hussain, Sooba Khan, Syed Amir Shah, Mehrullah Khan, Ghulam Hyder, Raheem Khan, Mirza Khan, nadir and an unknown person were killed.
Thirty people were injured. They included Munir Ahmed, Rahm shah, Noor Muhammad, Abdul Majeed, Ehsanullah, Mano Khan, Muhammad Iqbal, Abdul Hameed, Ikhtiar Khan, Khalid Hussain, Muhammad Hussain, Muhammad Saleem, Abdul Malik, Ghaus Bakhsh, Muhammad Rafiq, Muhammad Siddiq, Mumtaz Ahmed, Bashir Ahmed, Abdullah, Dildar Khan and Naib Tehsildar Muhammad Pervez. Condition of five of he injured persons is stated to be serious. Ten shops, four vehicles, two rickshaws and four motorcycles were damaged in the explosion. A five feet crater was created at the site of explosion.
Dead and wounded were shifted to civil hospital and CMH by Sangat Ambulances, Saiban Welfare Trust and government ambulances.
On information Commissioner Sibi Division Osman Gul, Dc Aziz Ahmed Jamali, DPO Ghulam Ali Lashari, Colonel Afzaal Mahmood, district officers and law enforcement agencies officials reached the scene of explosion. Police and FC cordoned the area. Road was closed for all sorts of traffic.
DPO Ghulam Ali Lashari told Newsmen that explosion occurred when a bomb exploded in a rickshaw. He said 15 Kg explosive was used. He confirmed death of 9 people and injures to 24.