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3 killed, 8 injured in suicide blast at Pakistani hospital

ANI
Published : Jul 21, 2019, 12:45 pm IST
Updated : Jul 21, 2019, 12:45 pm IST

It happened in a public hospital in the Dera Ismail Khan district of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Sunday morning.

Earlier in the day, two police constables were killed after being shot at by unknown assailants at a security check post in the Kotla Saidan area. (Photo: ANI | Representational)
 Earlier in the day, two police constables were killed after being shot at by unknown assailants at a security check post in the Kotla Saidan area. (Photo: ANI | Representational)

Dera Ismail Khan: At least three people were killed and eight others sustained injuries in a suicide blast at a public hospital in the Dera Ismail Khan district of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Sunday morning.

Radio Pakistan reported local police as saying that the suicide bomber blew himself up when a rescue vehicle carrying dead bodies of police constables was entering the trauma centre of the hospital.

Further details are awaited.

Earlier in the day, two police constables were killed after being shot at by unknown assailants at a security check post in the Kotla Saidan area.

Tags: bomb blast, dera ismail khan, pakistan, public hospital
Location: Pakistan, Nothwest Border Prov, Dera Ismail Khan