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Five killed, 40 injured in militant attack on ISI office in Pakistan

Islamabad, Jul 24: At least five people were killed and 40 others  were injured in six consecutive explosions that took place in Barrage Colony, Sukkur on Wednesday evening.Up to 10 gunmen attacked the heavily guarded

India TV News Desk [ Updated: July 24, 2013 23:04 IST ]
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five killed 40 injured in militant attack on isi office in pakistan

Islamabad, Jul 24: At least five people were killed and 40 others  were injured in six consecutive explosions that took place in Barrage Colony, Sukkur on Wednesday evening.





Up to 10 gunmen attacked the heavily guarded compound and detonated four bombs, said Masood Bangash, the deputy superintendent of police in Sukkur.
He said the local offices of the Inter-Services Intelligence, the Pakistani military intelligence force, seemed to be the main target.

The area also houses an imam bargah, Commissioner House and Rangers' headquarters.

“The subsequent blasts occurred as people were moving towards the site of the explosion after the first explosion,”.

The roof of the houses in the area, including the DIG house collapsed due to the intensity of the blast.
It is being feared that people are trapped underneath the rubble. Rescue teams are taking the injured to the hospital.

Police officials reached the site of the explosion.

However, Shah said that they were unable to reach the DIG House because of the repeated explosions.
Firing ensued immediately after the explosions and it is being feared that the four to eight suspected militants are still present in the area.

One of the deceased was identified as Ahsan Malik.

The nature and intensity of the explosion is yet to be determined.

The security officials are in preparation to carry out an extensive attack on the militants present

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