Blast targeting police mobile injures six in Nowshera

Blast took place as mobile on routine patrol passed by the Aurangabad area.


Our Correspondent June 08, 2012

NOWSHERA: At least six people were injured when a remote controlled bomb went off near a police mobile in the Aurangabad area of Pabbi in Nowshera on Friday, police officials said.

Station House Officer (SHO) Pabbi Police Station, Jan Akbar said that the police mobile was targeted during routine patrol on GT Road, adding that it was completely destroyed as a result of the explosion.

He said that a bomb planted near an electricity pole detonated when the vehicle reached the Aurangabad area.

Akbar said that six people, including two police officials, were injured. Constables Wajid Ali and Hazrat Ali were rushed to Lady Hospital in Peshawar, while the civilians were shifted to Civil Hospital in Pabbi.

The injured civilians were identified as Noor Muhammad, Noorullah, Amin Jan and Jasmine.

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