At least six family members killed in Bannu blast
BANNU (92 News) – At least six members of a family were killed in a mysterious blast inside a house in Bannu on Tuesday.
As per reports, five persons including husband and wife were killed in an explosion occurred in a house situated in Waidaan Landidaak area. The explosion occurred in the house owned by school teacher Barkatullah. The reason behind the incident has not been confirmed yet.
The police confirmed that a couple, three of their children and one of their relative were killed in the explosion. It also said that the police and rescue officials shifted the bodies to the hospital for medico-legal formalities.
However, the ill-fated victims are identified as Barkatullah, Farhad Bibi (wife) and three others including Kaleemullah, Faridullah, Faheemullah.
It was also reported that the police launched investigation into the explosion and added that the bomb disposal squad (BDS) was collecting evidences from the site of the explosion to determine the cause and nature of the blast.
Earlier, at least three people had been killed in a gas leakage explosion in Rawalpindi, on January 19.
According to the police, the incident took place in a house located in Dhok Chaudhrian neighbourhood of the city. The deceased included two women and a child. The bodies were shifted to a nearby medical facility for medico-legal formalities.