15 killed, 25 injured in suicide blast at shrine in Jhal Magsi

Dargah Fatehpur Sharif

NASEERABAD: At least 15 people were killed and 25 injured in a suicide blast at Dargah Fatehpur Sharif in Blachistan’s Jhal Magsi, said police officials on Thursday evening.
According to police, the suicide attacker tried to enter the shrine and blew himself up when he was stopped by the police.
At least four policemen are also injured in the blast. The injured have been taken to a nearby hospital for treatment.
The shrine is located four kilometres away from the city. The blast took place when the devotees were holding a special meeting.
Dr Rukhsana Magsi, the Medical Superintendent at Jhal Magsi District Hospital, said that at least six bodies have been received while a huge number of casualties are feared.


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