At least two Shia Muslims were martyred while 8 others sustained injuries in a roadside blast that badly targeted Ashura procession in lower Orakzai agency on the Ashura procession Tuesday.
The sources said that the blast took place in the Mirazai area near the Kalaya tehsil of lower Orakzai agency. The injured were shifted to a local hospital for medical treatment.
One of the martyrs was identified as Miramat Ali son of Hussain Khan who belonged to Romani Khel.
Shia parties and leaders have condemned the terrorist attack that targeted Ashura mourners in Lower Orakzai Agency’s Shia majority area. They demanded elimination of the takfiri terrorists.