12 killed in Dera Ismail Khan suicide bomb attack

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Islamabad, May 18 (ANI): A suicide attack in the Kalachi area of Dera Ismail Khan killed at least 12 persons, including a senior police official and injured of scores others on Tuesday (May 18).

According to reports, Kalachi District Superintendent of Police (DSP), Iqbal Marwat was on his way to his office when a rickshaw loaded with explosives rammed into vehicle.

Marwat, along with his guards and drivers were seriously injured in the blast. They were admitted to a local hospital, but succumbed to their injuries.

The hospital authorities have confirmed the death of 12 people. Several of the injured are stated to be critical, according to the News.

No terrorist groups has taken responsibility for the attack.(ANI)

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