PESHAWAR: A pro-government tribal elder Amanullah along with his guard were killed when a road side remote control bomb hit their vehicle in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s (K-P) Bajaur district on Thursday.
Authorities confirmed the improvised explosive device (IED) blast on Amanullah’s vehicle in Khar Town’s Inayat Killa area.
He was on his way home after offering his evening prayers at a local mosque. The car was destroyed with Amanullah and his guard dying on the spot.
Security forces have cordoned off the area with a search operation is underway.
On November 21, two people had also died in IED blast in the same district. The incident had taken in Nawagayee Town’s Charmung area, with a remote control bomb detonating on a vehicle. The victims were identified as Amanullah and Gul Badin. The vehicle was completely destroyed after the bomb went off.