At least two people died while another was injured in a land mine blast in Dera Bughti on Tuesday.
According to reports, two passersby lost their lives in the incident, while the injured man was immediately shifted to a nearby hospital. The bodies of the deceased were handed over to their family members after completing medico-legal formalities. The local administration cordoned off the area and started a search operation.
Meanwhile, Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan announced medal for a martyred official of the bomb disposal squad – Commander Abdul Razzaq. Razzaq had embraced martyrdom while defusing a bomb planted under the Sariab overhead bridge some days ago.