Five persons and eight others injured in cement factory explosion in pakistan

Vastavam web: Atleast five persons, including two security officials, were killed and eight others injured when an explosive device went off while being defused at a cement factory in the Sindh province today.DIG, Sukkur, Akbar Malhi said that the explosive device was found in the warehouse of the cement factory in Rohri area during a search operation ahead of Muharram.The explosion was so strong that eight other people, including Rangers officials, were also injured and taken to a hospital for treatment, the DIG said.
Malhi said that search operations were being carried out in different parts of the province as a preventive measure ahead of Muharram.Meanwhile, in Karachi, police claimed to have arrested two militants belonging to the Lashkar-e-Jhangvi.