Roadside blast in Orakzai kills two, injures seven
[Dawn] At least two people were killed and seven others injured Thursday in a roadside kaboom blast in the Feroz Khel area of the Lower Orakzai Agency
... crawling with holy men, home to Darra Adam Khel, the world's largest illegal arms bazaar. 14 distinct tribes of beturbanned primitives inhabit Orakzai agency's 1500 or so square kilometers...
, DawnNews reported.
According to Noman Ali Shah, the political sub-collector of the area, the bomb exploded using a remote-controlled device. Shah said that the target of the attack was tribal leader Malik Mohammad Shareef who was severely injured in the blast.
Two passers-by were killed while seven, including the tribal leader, were maimed. The injured were transported to a Kalaya Headquarter Hospital, from where they were later shifted to KDA Hospital in Kohat.
Three of the maimed were said to be at death's door.
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