DERA ISMAIL KHAN: At least 40 explosions have been reported in the city’s central jail, the most significant jail in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, SAMAA reported Tuesday.
According to Inspector General Jails, the walls of the prison are quite safe. Meantime, the security forces have cordoned off the premises, as some terrorists are reportedly inside the jail causing explosions inside.
The official sources said at least 15 to 20 terrorists are inside the jail. The IG Jails noted the spate of explosions continues, adding the terrorists entered the premises by jumping over the jail wall.
He said the security forces have taken the jail premises in their cordon.
The sources said sound of intense gunfire is unabatedly ringing in the area; also, the number of explosions at the jail exceeded 40 mark.
Shaukat Yousufzai, the spokesman of the provincial government said the correct number of the invaders is not known, adding there are vital saboteurs in confinement at the jail.
Meantime, the security sources informed that over 150 terrorists are detained at the jail. –SAMAA