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Six police teams to probe Islamabad attack

ISLAMABAD: Police department has constituted six teams to investigate into Wednesday's terrorist attack in the fruit and vegetable market of the federal capital Islamabad, ARY News reported on Thursday. 

The police teams have been dispatched to various cities of Punjab to capture the terrorists who kept explosives in the crates of fruits. 

People offered the bomb attack victims' funeral prayers in absentia and later staged a protest demonstration against the bomb blast, which killed at least 23 persons in the federal capital. 

Six police teams have been formed for probe into the incident. A police team will record statements of the eyewitnesses, while three teams will visit Sharaqpur, Kabirwala and Okara for investigation.

The forensic team will look into the forensic evidence. Police has also detained four fruit traders for questioning. A goods transporter, Jahangir, has been arrested in Shekhupura who had sent fruit to Islamabad. 

Federal Interior Ministry in a statement has said that the United Baloch Army's (UBA) claim about the blast is surprizing and ridiculous. The initial investigations of the incidents signals to somewhere else, a statement of the ministry said. 

Moreover, Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences (PIMS) has discharged 12 injured of the attack.  



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