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Senate Standing Committee Takes Notice of ‘Increasing Terror’ in DI Khan

ISLAMABAD: Senate’s Standing Committee on Internal Affairs has taken notice of the “escalating number of terrorism incident” in Dera Ismail Khan.

A check-post near Kotla Syedan of DI Khan on early Sunday morning was targeted by terrorists where two police personnel martyred, whereas an explosion took place at Trauma centre of DI Khan Teaching Hospital where seven got martyred including three police officials.

Altogether, five policemen embraced martyrdom and 17 sustained injuries.

The Standing Committee has summoned records of all terror bids that have taken place in the city in the last six months.

Committee head Senator Rehman Malik said: “For a long time, it has been witnessed that Der Ismail Khan has quite prominently become an easy target for the terrorists. The government should locate those groups carrying our terror activities and present the details”.