Seven including MMA candidate injured in Bannu blast

Published: July 8, 2018
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The convoy was targeted with explosives planted on a motorcycle in its path. PHOTO: EXPRESS

The convoy was targeted with explosives planted on a motorcycle in its path. PHOTO: EXPRESS

BANNU: An election candidate of Muttahida Majlis-e-Amal (MMA) was among seven people injured in a blast in Bannu on Saturday.

The convoy of Malik Sherein was attacked when it was passing through the Takhti Khel area in the PK-89 constituency as part of the party’s election campaign.

PHOTO: EXPRESS

The vehicle of the party’s leader was badly damaged in the attack. The injured were shifted to district headquarters hospital. Initial reports revealed the explosives were planted on a motorcycle which exploded in the path of the convoy.

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