Blast near school in South Waziristan kills one, injures 4

  • The explosion near Dande Darpa Khel in tribal area

PESHAWAR – At least one killed and four injured after an explosion occurred near a school in an area of South Waziristan, a federally administered tribal area, bordering with Afghanistan.

According to local media, the blast took place near a school in Dande Darpa Khel injuring around five persons, while one man succumbed to injures later.

Following the blast, rescue officials reached the spot and shifted the injured to nearby hospital for medical treatment.

The security force have cordoned off the area for investigation, while nature of the blast yet to be determined.

On June 25, a bomb resembling a toy killed at least six children in South Waziristan. The bomb exploded while the children were playing with it in Speenmark village in the South Waziristan tribal district, reported Dawn News.

“Six children aged between six to 12 years, all boys, were killed by a toy bomb and two others wounded critically,” a local government official said.