The death toll of Monday’s blasts at Kabal police station in Swat, has increased to 16 now. The cause of the explosions has not been determined yet.
According to reports, the blasts took place within the premises of the Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) office.
As per a report released by the Deputy Commissioner Swat’s office, two back-to-back explosions occurred at 8:29 pm inside the CTD police station situated at Kabal Police Lines, causing significant damage to the roof of the police station, main office and a mosque located within the premises. The explosions were followed by a fire. The report stated that the dead include nine police officers and six civilians, while the identification of other victims was still underway.
KP police have reported that there were a total of 15 fatalities in the incident, comprising of nine police officers and six civilians, while the identities of the others are still being processed.
The victims have been identified as sub-inspector (SI) Abdullah Khan, SI Ashraf Ali, assistant sub-inspector (ASI) CTD Sher Alam, and constables Taj Muhammad, Asmat Ali, Khalilur Rahman, Bakht Rokhan, Fazal Raziq, Nahid and two-year-old Azan.
Additionally, 63 individuals were injured in the explosions, with eight of them in critical condition.
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