At least five killed in explosion in South Waziristan home

Explosion occurs inside house in Tangi Badinzai area, police says IED cause of incident

Our Correpondent May 14, 2024
Explosion that occurred inside a house in Tangi Badinzai area of South Waziristan Ladha PHOTO: Express


At least five people, including two women, were killed when an explosion occurred inside a home in the South Waziristan district.

According to the police, the explosion occurred inside a house located in the Tangi Badinzai area of the district and was reportedly caused by an improvised explosive device (IED).

The family had recently moved into the house, according to initial reports.

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Earlier, a private school for girls in Shiwah Tehsil of North Waziristan was blown up and destroyed by explosives.

The only private girls’ school in North Waziristan tribal district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa was destroyed on the night of May 8.

Describing the incident, a police official told The Express Tribune about how armed and masked assailants forcibly entered the premises, overpowering the night watchman who suffered serious injuries during the ordeal.

The police reportedly began investigations after gathering evidence from the school following the incident.


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