40 arrested over Mingora blast
[Dawn] Police on Friday tossed in the clink
Don't shoot, coppers! I'm comin' out!
40 people in connection with a kaboom at a Tableeghi centre in Takhtaband area here.
Also in the day, the people, who died in the terrorist activity, were laid to rest at their ancestral graveyards in Swat
...a valley and an administrative district in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistain, located 99 mi from Islamabad. It is inhabited mostly by Pashto speakers. The place has gone steadily downhill since the days when Babe Ruth was the Sultan of Swat...
district amid tight security.
SP (Investigation) Irshad told Dawn that five kilogrammes bomb was used in the blast.
An official at Rahimabad cop shoppe said 40 suspected persons were arrested and shifted to undisclosed location for interrogation.
He said FIR of the snuffies act had been registered against unidentified people at Rahimabad cop shoppe.
Deputy medical superintendent at District Headquarters Hospital, Saidu Shairf Dr Jamil said currently, over 70 injured people were under treatment on the premises.
He said two injured people had already been referred to Beautiful Downtown Peshawar
...capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as the North-West Frontier Province), administrative and economic hub for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. Peshawar is situated near the eastern end of the Khyber Pass, convenient to the Pak-Afghan border. Peshawar has evolved into one of Pakistan's most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities, which means lots of gunfire.
for being in dangerous condition.
The DMS said emergency had been declared at the hospital to provide better facilities and care to the inured.
The dead people hailing from various localities of Swat were laid to rest in their ancestral graveyards in Najigram, Nawi Kalli, Gogdara, Serai, Kokarai, Melagah, Tendo Dag, Balogram, Rahimabad and other places of Swat district amid moving scenes.
In the day, coppers were deployed to guard mosques during Friday prayers in Swat, while all entry and exit points to the district were sealed to counter terrorism.
After the blast, panic and fear gripped the people, who called for end to violence and restoration of peace in the scenic valley of Swat.
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