Twin blasts hit a camp of shia displaced people in kacha paka area of Orakzai Agency Pakistan, killing at least 40 shia people martyred. According to the Shiite News Correspondent, at least 40 shia Â displaced people were martyred in the twin bomb blast. “There were two blasts. The first took place when relief items were being distributed among the displaced people,” said Kohat Police Chief Dilawar Khan Bangash. He added that there was another blast while the casualties were being taken away. Other officials also confirmed two blasts. “We are investigating the cause of the first blast, but the second was definitely planted. Its aim was to cause maximum casualties after the first blast,” Khalid Omarzai, a local chief of administration, told local television. A police official said 300 people were gathered in the office. He said the death toll was likely to rise as at least 50 others were critical wounded.
September 5, 2010