DERA GHAZI KHAN: A powerful blast at an office of a fertilizer company Tuesday pulled its building down, critically injuring two people including a woman.
According to details, at least two persons including a woman were severely hurt when a fierce explosion blew up the building of the fertilizer company located in the DIK area of Model Town.
The injured have been instantly shifted to nearby District Headquarter Hospital.
The blast was so powerful that it was heard far and wide and it razed half of the premises down triggering a blaze that engulfed an abutting private school. The school was soon evacuated.
Also, windowpanes, glass doors of the nearby buildings were smashed as a result of loud bang of the blast.
Rescue teams, bomb disposal squad and heavy contingent of police arrive on the spot as soon as the blast report was received.
The bomb disposal squad declined to comment on nature of blast. The relief activities are underway on the blast site.
Various district officers including District Coordination Officer (DCO) Iftikhar Ali Sahu arrived on the blast site