PESHAWAR: Two children were killed and three others were injured when a remote control bomb went off in a shop located in the Darra area of Salarzai Tehsil in Bajaur. A suspect allegedly involved in the bombing was also taken into custody immediately after the incident, confirmed the political administration of Bajaur. The shop belonged to Tor Khan who was injured in the blast himself. According to official sources, Khan said that he was in his shop when a unknown person came and placed a shopping bag in his shop, immediately after placing the shopper the man started running. Two children were burnt and succumbed to their injuries. They were identified as Nawaz Khan and Hazrat. Three people including a woman, Jahanuma, were also injured and rushed to the Agency Headquarters Hospital in Khar.
Published in The Express Tribune, December 31st, 2011.
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