Motorcycle bomber kills dozens in Pakistan

29 Dec 2015

Motorcycle bomber kills dozens in Pakistan


At slightest 26 people were killed and handfuls more injured after a suicide aggressor riding an explosives-loaded bike crashed into an occupied line-up and exploded outside a government office in Pakistan.

The assault happened on Tuesday at an office of the National Database and Registration Authority in the town of Mardan, in the country's northwest. 

Local resident Mohammad Zaib said he discovered dead bodies scattered all around when he hurried to the impact site in the wake of listening to a noisy explosion.

"I was putting forth my requests to God in my home when the impact happened. It was a colossal impact. When I came running here, there were dead bodies lying all around," Zaib told Reuters news office. "It was similar to doomsday. Body parts were scattered on the ground. Salvage laborers were getting dead bodies and placing them in vehicles."

Jamaat-ul-Ahrar, a chip group of the Pakistani Taliban, guaranteed obligation, saying the office was a honest to goodness target as it was a piece of the "heathen Pakistan state".

"God willing, we will target all Pakistani associations that are either straightforwardly or in a roundabout way a piece of this war," Ehsanullah Ehsan, a representative for the group, said in a statement.

Pakistan has been engaging furnished groups subsequent to 2004 in a contention that has killed a huge number of civilians and security forces personnel.

Overall levels of viciousness have diminished in 2015 after an across the nation military-led hostile against the furnished groups, blocking their wellsprings of development, correspondence and funding.

The crackdown came after the Taliban school assault in December 2014, in which more than 150 people, for the most part schoolchildren, were killed.

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Source: Al Jazeera and agencie

News Source: Aljazeera, 9jaTales

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