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13 dead, 52 injured in Mardan court bombing

Suicide Bomber blew himself up near the entrance of Mardan’s district and sessions court on Friday. 13 dead and 54 injured in the blast, Jamaatul Ahrar (JA) take the responsibility of the blast.

The suicide blast comes just hours after gunmen attacked Peshawar’s Christian Colony, an attack also claimed by JA.

District Police Officer (DPO) said, “the attacker detonated a hand grenade before exploding his suicide vest. The bomb contained 8 kilograms of explosive material, the DPO said, adding that security arrangements at the site of the attack helped mitigate the damage.

DPO Mardan Faisal Shahzad  further said, “four lawyers and three policemen were among the dead.

Police fired at the attacker, then the second explosion took place,” the DIG said. “The attacker was deterred by the firing. His plan was to get inside,” he said.

The policemen open fires on suicide bomber, stopped the bomber to enters the courthouse. The done the duties with great bravery, and will be remembered always.




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