12 killed in blast in northwestern Pakistan

MARDAN, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, 29th December, 2015 (WAM) -- Twelve people have been killed and over 20 more injured in a bomb blast outside the NADRA office in Mardan, northwestern Pakistan, Tuesday afternoon. The injured are being taken to Mardan Medical Complex, according to Radio Pakistan.

President Mamnoon Hussain, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan, condemned the blast and expressed sympathies with the bereaved families.

The interior minister also sought a report from the concerned officials, the official broadcaster has reported.


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