One killed, two injured in explosion in Bajaur Agency

Published: April 21, 2017

BAJAUR AGENCY: One person was killed while two others were injured in an explosion in Bajaur Agency on Friday, according to security officials.

The bomb was installed at the side of an unpaved road, sources added.

Earlier this year, a student was killed and three others were injured when their vehicle hit a remote-controlled bomb in Arang Tehsil of the Bajaur tribal region, political administration officials confirmed.

Child killed, three injured in Bajaur IED blast

Soon after the attack that occurred in Tauhidabad area, officials of the political administration and security forces cordoned off the area to conduct a search operation. The bomb, planted along the post, was detonated using a remote-controlled device when levies officials, who were on duty with security force at the main post, visited the site. A search operation was later launched by the political administration with the help of security forces, arresting 17 persons under the collective responsibility clause of FCR.

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