Security Beefed Up at Nuclear Facility After Loud Sound Heard

At 12:05 PM, Dera Ghazi Khan, Pakistan, heard the tremendous noise. A 50-kilometer radius around the site was said to have been affected by the sound. So far, there have been no recorded casualties.

Islamabad: On Saturday afternoon, a loud noise resembling a detonation was heard in Pakistan’s Dera Ghazi Khan (DG Khan), home to the Army’s nuclear energy division. It was impossible for News9live to independently confirm whether there had been an explosion nearby.

According to reports, the “explosion”‘s sound was so loud that residents 50 kilometers distant from the scene could hear it. Social media users immediately began sharing pictures of firefighters, ambulances, and police trucks en route to the scene after they heard the “explosion.”

There have been no reports of casualties to date.
The tremendous noise was reportedly heard in DG Khan city and the nearby areas at 12:05 pm, according to sources. “Security personnel and the government denied allegations of a blast near the DG Khan region, stating that all key infrastructure and buildings are secure. So yet, no casualties have been reported, according to the sources.

Initial reports said that a sonic boom was heard as fighter jets from the Pakistan Air Force (PAF) flew over the DG Khan region. The local or national authorities in Pakistan have not yet made an official announcement about the occurrence.

Pakistan experiences two bombings
The horrifying tragedy occurred at least two days after Balochistan and the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa region were shaken by two suicide bombs. There may have been 65 fatalities and more than a thousand wounded. A suicide bomber in Balochistan blew himself up close to a mosque where people had gathered for a procession honoring the Prophet Mohammad’s birthday. The mosque in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa was where the explosion happened.

Blast in the city of DG Khan
A automobile carrying 1,000 kg of explosives detonated in the market area of DG Khan city in 2009. 33 individuals may have died, and 50 more may have been hurt. The explosion reportedly happened close to Zulfiqar Ali Khosa’s home’s main gate. At the time, Kosha served as the chief minister of Punjab’s top advisor.

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