20 killed, 27 injured in Nowshera Cantt blast

About 20 people were killed and 27 were injured in a blast occurred in a bakery in cantonment area.The terrorists once again targeted Nowshera where at least 20 people including children and women were killed in a bomb blast.Nine kilogram explosive material was used in the blast.The investigation committee has been directed to present the investigation report of the blast to the Chief of Army Staff within 48 hours.The bomb blasted in a bakery on Mall Road when 50 to 60 people including children and women were shopping there.More than 40 people became victim of the blast and several died on the spot. After the blast fire engulfed the shop.The fire brigade of the district administration reached within 15 minutes but without water. Meanwhile, Pak Army’s firefighters extinguished the fire.24 injured were shifted to CMH Nowshera while 3 were shifted to Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar.Some injured people are in critical condition and casualties may rise.Police and other law enforcement agencies cordoned off the area following the attack and prohibited the irrelevant people to move towards the bakery. The Bomb Disposal Squad inspected the crime scene. – Daunynews