SWAT: At least twenty seven people were killed and twenty-five others injured in a bomb blast at a polling station at a school in district Buner on Sunday. Rescue work was in progress. Polling for by-election to NA-28 was in progress when incident occurred. The seat had fallen vacant due to the death of ANP MNA Abdul Mateen Khan.
According sources, the intensity of the blast was so strong that it was heard far and wide, while parts of the bodies were found at quite a distance. The injured persons were shifted to the local hospital at a place called Dagar. The explosion was the result of a planted bomb exploded through time device; however, the police as yet have issued no statement in this regard. Ambulances reaching the scene have started the rescue and relief operation.-SANA