Islamabad, Mar.1 : The death toll in the suicide bombing in Mingora has reached 46, even as 16 dead persons were buried today in the presence of their bereaved relatives. throwing the volatile valley into an unprecedented sorrowful and saddened environment.
Three more persons, who were wounded Friday evening in the suicide bombing at the funeral prayer of DSP Javed Iqbal here, succumbed to their injuries at the Peshawar Lady Reading Hospital, which has upped the death toll in the incident to 46, reports The News.
Among the suicide bombing dead, 16 persons' funeral prayers were offered at different places including Janazo Masjid and Makan Bagh. Malukabad Union Council Naib Nazim Habibullah besides Iqbal, Ghulam Hussain and others are included among those buried in their ancestral graveyards. Large number of local persons attended the funeral prayer congregations.
Eyewitnesses told that the suicide bombing death toll could be more than the official figure, as several persons were also reported missing, whose search was on.