Bomb blast targeting police kills 5 in northwest Pakistan: Officials

DERA ISMAIL KHAN, Pakistan — An explosion targeting police in northwest Pakistan expelled 5 humans on Friday (Nov 3), rescue and police police asserted, however there was zero immediate case of liability.

The metropolis of Dera Ismail Khan, in which the blast took place, lies on the edge of lawless tribal territories bordering Afghanistan that have long been domicile to Islamist militants both residential and international.

The bomb exploded chummy to the route of a police patrol in the metropolis, asserted police official Mohammad Adnan, adding that it was not without standoff translucent if the vessel was the expire upshot of a suicide attack or a bomb flourished nearest.

Five humans were expelled and 21 hurt in the blast, asserted rescue official Aizaz Mehmood, however he was not able to bargain a reprieve-upwards of police and private citizens.

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