Five killed, eight hurt as explosive goes off in Lohri factory


Sukkur, Sept 19 (TNS): Ranger, BDS personnel among five killed during diffuse process of explosives in a cement factory in Sindh on Tuesday.

According to officials, 8 other sustain injuries as explosive went off during a search operation in Rohri.

Officials say bomb disposal squad (BDS) personnel were diffusing an explosive device along with the staff of a cement factory when it exploded.

As a result, two BDS men, one Ranger and a factory staffer were killed. One of the victims was killed on the spot, while the remaining succumbed to their injuries on their way to hospital.