At least 20 people were killed and 50 others injured in a blast at an Islamic political party’s meeting in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Sunday, according to a media report.
The explosion took place at the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl workers’ convention in Bajaur’s Khar, Geo News quoted police as saying.
The police said that about 50 people were injured and have been shifted to a nearby hospital.
Law enforcement agencies have cordoned off the area.
Rescue 1122 spokesperson Bilal Faizi told the Dawn newspaper that five ambulances had reached the site.