Islamabad Vegetable market blast
At least twenty people killed in Vegetable market blast Islamabad Sector H-11 and 100 injured, This incident happened in the busy hours of the market.
Police cordoned off the area and rescue personnel rushed to the scene. Number of conflicting reports have come from various government officials. Police officials have confirmed 19 deaths, while the PIMS hospital spokesman Dr Javed Akram told reporters that the death toll is 23. He said nine of the injured persons whose condition is critical.
Islamabad Inspector General saying about blast
Islamabad Inspector General of Police Khalid Khattak The explosion happened near eight o’clock in the morning. He said the vegetable market is one of the region’s major markets, fruit and vegetable traders from many different areas are covered. He said that the auction starts early in this market, and today the incident occurred during an auction.
Assistant Inspector General Islamabad Timur Sultan minister said the attack about five kilograms of explosives were used. Police sources said the explosives were placed in boxes of fruit. Wounded in the blast in Islamabad Shifa International Hospital, Polyclinic and PIMS have been transported to various hospitals and emergency has been declared.
Police investigate this incident and they cordoned off the area. Police arrest suspicious person and start, Kachi Abadi of afghan nationals is also located in the same sector of blast.