At least five people were killed while 15 others injured on Wednesday after a bomb erupted outside the residence of MNA Sardar Amjad Farooq Khan Khosa in DG Khan Taunsa area.
According to initial reports, the explosion caused a fire at the office of the MNA who was not present in the vicinity at the time of the blast.
“Seven people are dead, 13 others are wounded and have been shifted to Tehsil Headquarters Hospital in Taunsa,” District Police Officer DG Khan Ghulam Mubasshir Maken confirmed.
Rescue teams and fire fighting vehicles arrived at the scene where investigation and rescue efforts are underway. Further, police and security personnel cordoned off the area.
Sources said the sound of the blast was heard from at least two kilometres. Meanwhile, the bomb disposal squad was also called at the scene.