Five foreigners killed in suicide attack in KP’s Shangla

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SHANGLA: A suicide bomb blast was reported from Karakoram highway in Bisham, resulting in the death of five foreign nationals and one local citizen, ARY News reported on Tuesday.

District Inspector General (DIG) of Malakand told media that a suicide bomber rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into a convoy of foreign nationals which was on its way from Islamabad to their camp in Dasu, Shangla.

 

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As per the initial report, a passenger vehicle, en route from Islamabad to Dasu Dam, was carrying five foreigners along with the driver, all of whom tragically lost their lives in the attack.

Following the explosion, the coaster veered off the road and came to a stop at a distance.

In response to the situation, teams from the CTD and Bomb Disposal Unit (BDU) in Peshawar were swiftly dispatched to the scene by authorities.

The rescue officials shifted the bodies and injured in the blast to the nearest hospital for immediate medical assistance.

More updates to follow.

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