14 PEOPLE MARTYRED, 8 INJURED IN KURRAM LANDMINE BLAST | Pakistan News Digest

14 PEOPLE MARTYRED, 8 INJURED IN KURRAM LANDMINE BLAST

By on April 25, 2017 | Short URL

Fourteen people were martyred and eight injured when a passenger van ran over a mine in Gudar area of Kurram Agency on Tuesday.

According to sources of political administration Kurram Agency, van was on its way to Sadda from Gudar.

The injured have been shifted to Civil Hospital Sadda.

Meanwhile, Army has sent Special MI-17 Helicopter to Parachinar for evacuation of injured.

According to ISPR, the injured of the blast will be shifted to Peshawar.

President Mamnoon Hussain and Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif have strongly condemned the attack on passenger van at Kurram Agency.

In their sepatate statements, they expressed deep grief over the loss of precious lives and prayed for the blessing of departed souls.

The Prime Minister directed relevant authorities to extend maximum support for treatment of the injured.

Meanwhile, Interior Minister Ch. Nisar Ali Khan condemning the mine blast sought report of the incident.

Source: Radio Pakistan

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