COAS orders immediate medical assistance to shrine blast victims

February 16, 2017
Samaa Web Desk

SEHWAN Blast Spot 16-02

RAWALPINDI: Chief of the Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa ordered immediate medical assistance to victims to the deadly suicide blast at Lal Shahbaz Qalandar shrine in Sehwan Sharif.

In a message, DG ISPR Maj Gen Asif Ghafoor said that army and rangers including medial teams were moved to the blast site.

“The combined military hospital of Hyderabad is ready to receive the injured,” he said.

At least 30 people including women and children were killed and scores others wounded when a suicide bomber struck the Sufi shrine during dhamal.