Five die, 8 injured in Sukkur cement factory blast

19 Sep, 2017 5:52 pm

SUKKUR (92 News) – Five people were killed and eight others injured in a blast in a cement factory on Tuesday.

The deceased include three officials of the Bomb Disposal Squad, an official of the Rangers and a laborer.

The blast was heard miles away. The explosive material is used to break mountains. The SSP Sukkur said that the blast occurred while disposing of the explosive material.

Eyewitnesses told 92 News that the blast was very severe. The Rescue 112 officials shifted the injured to hospital.

Meanwhile, Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah has taken notice of the incident and sought a report.

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