MARDAN:(APS)Dec 29,2015-Fifty people were killed and 70 others injured in a suicide bomb explosion at NADRA office Mardan on Tuesday afternoon.
According to police, the suicide attacker rammed his explosive-laden motorcycle with the gate of the office on Mardan-Charsadda Road.
The explosion took place as people had gathered at NADRA Office for collection of computerized national identity cards.
The injured were shifted to Mardan Medical Complex. Condition of several of the injured people is critical.
President Mamnoon Hussain, Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif and Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan have strongly condemned the attack.
The Prime Minister expressed grief and shock over loss of precious lives and expressed sympathies with the bereaved families.
The Interior Minister has sought report of the attack from the concerned authorities.
Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan has announced three million cash grant for the family of martyred security guard of NADRA, who laid down his life in today’s bomb blast in Mardan.
The Minister also announced giving a job to one family member of the martyred guard.