Explosion at POF in Wah Cantt – Three people are confirmed dead and two others injured after an explosion occurred at a weapons manufacturing plant of the Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) in Wah Cantt on Thursday, said the media wing of the Pakistan Army, the Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR).
According to the ISPR, the explosion occurred due to a technical fault at one of the plants at the POF in Wah Cantt, which resulted in the death of three people while two others were injured in the incident.
The injured have been moved to the hospital while the ISPR has added that the technical emergency response team at the POF in Wah Cantt has cleared the accidental site and the situation in under control.
It is pertinent to mention that the Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) is a major firearm, defence contractor, and military corporation headquarter in Wah Cantt
The smoke from the explosion was seen for miles.