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Jamrud Blast 7 killed Several Hurt

Posted by on Wednesday, April 4, 2012, 11:21
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At least seven people were killed and several injured on Wednesday when a bomb planted inside a passenger van exploded near Kharkai  village in tehsil Jamrud, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.

Jamrud Blast
Jamrud Blast

The senior official in the political administration confirmed the incident and said that the number of casualties may rise. However, the official authorities could not ascertain who was specifically targetted in the attack.

According to sources, Haji Gulab, involved in the transportation business, was on his way to Jamrud Bazaar with around 12 people in the van.

When the van was 4km away from the Khakezai village, the bomb which had been fixed inside the van went off, resulting in a blast.

The bodies of the deceased have been shifted to Hayatabad Medical Complex.

People of the Zakhakhel tribe and other such tribes who have stood up against militants in the restive region have been previously targetted.

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