Terrorist attacks jolt DI Khan, 8 killed, dozens injured

2 killed, dozens injured in DI Khan's DHQ hospital blast
Dera Ismail Khan: Two separate incidents of terrorism jolted Dera Ismail Khan on Sunday morning which have claimed the lives of 8 people including police personnel while dozens other sustained injuries.

According to DPO DI Khan, a police check post near Kotla Syedan area came under attack by terrorists at 7:45 am where two police officials embraced martyrdom.

The second incident was a suicide bomb blast which took place inside the Trauma centre of DI Khan Teaching Hospital.

“When the bodies of martyred policemen were taken to hospital for post-mortem, an explosion took place at the gate of trauma centre where three more officials got martyred and four others sustained injuries”, the DPO added.

DPO said that the explosion was carried out by a young woman wearing a suicide jacket whose hair and few other evidence were found by authorities.

7 to 8 kilogram explosive material was used in the hospital blast, DPO added.