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15 injured in explosion inside Rahim Yar Khan bank building

Updated May 16, 2019

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Rescue operation underway; nature of the explosion yet to be determined. — DawnNewsTV/File
Rescue operation underway; nature of the explosion yet to be determined. — DawnNewsTV/File

At least 15 people were injured in an explosion that took place inside the building of a private bank on National Highway in Sadiqabad, Rahim Yar Khan, Rescue 1122 officials told DawnNewsTV on Thursday.

Rescue 1122 officials reached the site of the blast as the news broke. The building where the blast took place collapsed partially.

According to Rescue 1122 officials, a search and recuse operation is currently underway and the injured are being shifted to hospitals.

Deputy Commissioner Sadiqabad Jameel Ahmed Jameel has declared an emergency in the DHQ and Sheikh Zaid Hospital.

The nature of the explosion is yet to be determined and the area surrounding the bank has been cordoned off.


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