Islamabad, Nov 23: At least thirty persons were killed and several injured in a blast in Hangu, Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa on Friday.
The explosion apparently occurred near an imambargah in Orakzai tribal district’s Kalaya Bazaar, Dawn reported.
The nature of the blast is not known yet.
The Security forces have launched rescue and search operation in the area.
Prime Minister Imran Khan has condemned the blast and expressed condolences over the deaths.
“We pray for the highest reward of the martyrs and express sympathy for their families,” he said and ordered the best medical facilities be provided to the wounded.
Earlier in a day three terrorists, two policemen died in a firing near Chinese Consulate in Karachi’s Clifton area.