Three security personnel injured in DI Khan blast

The bomb planted on the roadside targetted a military vehicle

Ramzan Seemab December 19, 2017
According to security sources, the bomb was planted on the roadside. STOCK IMAGE

DERA ISMAIL KHAN: At least three security men were injured when a roadside bomb went off near a military vehicle on the Kulachi Road, officials said.

The bomb was planted on the road side and went off when a military vehicle was passing. Three security personnel were injured, a security official said, adding that the vehicle was completely destroyed in the incident.

The injured personnel were immediately provided with medical assistance.

A search operation was launched in the surrounding areas following the incident.

Blast in Landi Kotal market injures two civilians

Last month,  two soldiers of paramilitary Frontier Corps (FC) were martyred and four sustained serious wounds when their vehicle on Wednesday hit a landmine in District Sibi of restive Balochistan.

In June, a police official was injured when a road side bomb went off near Deputy Superintendent Police Zahoor Khan’s vehicle in DI Khan. DSP Zahoor Khan remained unhurt in the explosion.

“I was on my way to Daraban tehsil when my vehicle was hit by an IED that was planted on the roadside near Gara Mastan,” the DSP told The Express Tribune.


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