Six people were killed and over 20 injured in a powerful explosion that occurred in Tank Adda in Ponda Bazar of Dera Ismail Khan (DI Khan) on Friday.
According to SAMAA TV, citing the police, sounds of gunfire were reported at the blast site. The KP bomb disposal squad and law enforcement agencies have arrived at the scene. Emergency measures have been implemented in hospitals in DI Khan.
According to the initial report, the explosive device was planted on a motorbike.
Police said that five injured persons are in critical condition.
The in-charge of the Bomb Disposal Unit Inayatullah told SAMAA TV that explosive material was planted in a motorcycle and the blast was carried out by remote control.