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Pakistan: Three injured in Lower Kurram Agency explosion

7th Jan 2014

KURRAM AGENCY, (Dawn): At least three people were injured Tuesday when an explosion occurred in Lower Kurram tribal region, DawnNews reported.

The explosion took place in a vegetable market in Lower Kurram Agency’s Sada bazaar area. Subsequently, three people sustained injuries. The nature of the explosion has not been ascertained as yet.

Following the explosion, local people reached the scene and started relief work.

The casualties were immediately shifted to a local hospital. The condition of one of the wounded persons was reported as critical.

Police and security forces’ personnel cordoned off the area and a search operation went underway to apprehend those responsible.

Earlier on Nov 25, at least three people, including two students, had been killed and one other injured in two separate explosions that took place in Upper Kurram Agency.

Kurram Agency, which is close to the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, is one of the seven regions in FATA, governed by tribal laws.


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