DERA ISMAIL KHAN: At least five people have been killed while more than 70 others injured in a blast that targeted a mourning procession in Commissionary Bazar, Choghlia area of the city, SAMAA reports on Sunday.
According to police sources, the blast was followed by firing.
The explosive material was planted in a shop, sources said.
The injured people, including security personnel, have been taken to the District Headquarters Hospital for treatment.
Emergency has been imposed in the hospitals of D.I.Khan to cope with the situation.
Rescue teams have gone to the blast-hit area while police cordoned off the area.
Tension prevails in the area after the blast.
It is to be mentioned here that curfew was already imposed in the city and phone services were also suspended by government to avoid any terror activity.
Yesterday, at least nine people were killed while more than 30 others injured in a blast that targeted Muharram procession near imambargah situated at Bannu Chowrangi of the city.
The victims of the blast included four children, around 12-16 years of age. SAMAA