Death toll in blast during volleyball match in Pak climbs to 47

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Laki Marwat (Pakistan), Jan 1 (ANI): At least 47 people were killed and several other wounded on Friday after a suicide bomber blew himself up at a volleyball ground in Shah Hassankhel town of Laki Marwat in Pakistan.

The blast took place at a time when a volleyball match was in progress at the targeted ground.

Laki Marwat DPO Ayub Khan confirmed that 47 people had died in the deadly suicide attack, The News reports.

The DPO said the injured were shifted to the Laki Marwat District Hospital.

According to reports a nearby house was also collapsed due to the blast.

The Shah Hassankhel is said to be the hub of militants who were forced to flee the area with the help of peace committees. (ANI)

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