Pak: Bomb blast during funeral kills two

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - 22:19

Islamabad: A bomb blast ripped through a gathering offering funeral prayers for a tribesman in the restive South Waziristan region of Pakistan on Tuesday, killing two men and injuring three more, officials said.

A large number of tribesmen had gathered for the funeral prayers at Shakai Road when the remote-controlled bomb exploded.

Two men were killed instantly while the injured were taken to a nearby hospital.

Security forces cordoned off the area and launched a search operation.

No group claimed responsibility for the bombing.

The motive behind the attack could not immediately be ascertained.


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First Published: Tuesday, November 29, 2011 - 22:19

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