Hangu: Six children killed in a blast
HANGU: Six including 5 siblings were killed in a blast in the house located in Babar Mela area of Hangu on Sunday, ARY News reported.
The explosion caused damaged to the houses located nearby causing panic in the area and the ages children killed in the blast are between 6-8 years, sources revealed.
Police, rescue forces cordoned off the area soon after the incident starting relief activities while the Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) called to search the area and to find out the nature of blast.
The sources said that explosive material had been placed in a stack of garbage outside a house.
Prime Minster Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif, MQM’s Chief Altaf Hussain and Chairman of Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) Dr Tahir ul Qadri strongly condemned the blast.