PESHAWAR: A livestock department vehicle was damaged in a remote controlled bomb blast on Nasir Bagh Road, near Juma Khan, Sunday morning. “These vehicles belonging to the livestock department go to villages to inspect cattle,” said SHO Nasir Bagh Sareer. He said the vehicles usually carry paramedics or veterinary doctors. SHO Sareer said that the road-side bomb had been planted by terrorists which went off when the vehicle crossed its path, inflicting severe damage on it. “The bomb disposal squad said that around three kilogrammes of high calibre explosives had been used to make the bomb which had been placed in a ghee can,” he explained. There was no loss of life in the attack.
Published in The Express Tribune, August 6th, 2012.