Two martyred, 18 injured in Attock blast targeting security vehicle

A suicide bomber hit the bus with his explosive-laden motorcycle


Nadeem Raza May 03, 2018
A suicide bomber opened fire on the vehicle before setting off the explosives. PHOTO: EXPRESS

ATTOCK: At least two people were martyred and 18 others injured – some of them critically – in an attack on a vehicle carrying civilian employees of a security agency in Attock on Thursday afternoon.

A suicide bomber riding a motorcycle hit the bus, which damaged it from the front.

Earlier, security sources said that a vehicle-borne improvised explosive device (IED) had hit the vehicle. Security forces reached the site and began a rescue operation. Emergency was also declared in the hospitals of the city.

PHOTO: EXPRESS



PHOTO: EXPRESS

Those wounded in the incident were shifted to the District Headquarters Hospital.

PAC officials said they had recovered the limbs of the attacker. Two other suspicious motorcycles were found near the site of the incident.

COMMENTS (3)

Zen | 3 years ago | Reply @Pakistani: You have given them hundreds of deadlines. Has any of them have been successful?
tuk | 3 years ago | Reply I thought PAEC buildings and buses were unmarked for a reason. Now everybody knows!
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