DG KHAN: At least 20 people were killed and 54 others injured as bomb went off near general bus stand of the town on Thursday evening, private TV channel reported. The area presented a gory scene with body parts were scattered all over the site following the powerful blast.
Rescue teams arrived at the site and initiated rescue operations, the injured were rushed to hospitals where state of emergency has been declared. Police have arrested two suspects from the site and cordon off the area. Emergency was declared in hospitals.
Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani has strongly condemned the bomb blast in Dera Ghazi Khan. He directed the concerned authorities to carry out inquiry into the unfortunate incident and ensure that the perpetrators this act of terrorism is brought to justice.-SANA