Three children among 5 dead in Lower Orakzai blast

HANGU: Five people, including 3 children, were killed while 8 others suffered injuries as a result of a blast in a football ground near Khada Bazar of Lower Orakzai area here on Sunday.

The deceased and injured were shifted to a local hospital where condition of three persons is said to be critical.

According to sources the explosives were detonated with the help of a remote at a time when children were playing a volley ball match. A large number of people, majority of them children were present in the play ground.

Four blasts have already taken place in this ground.