One security personnel killed in Bara blast

Blast area cordoned off and the injured have been shifted to Peshawar's Combined Military Hospital.


February 25, 2013
Police carry out investigations after a bomb blast in Peshawar. PHOTO: Muhammad Iqbal/Express

BARA: One security personnel were killed and five injured when a pile of explosives seized from militants went off in Fort Slop Camp in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency on Monday afternoon.
An official of the security forces said that security personnel launched a search operation in the troubled areas of the Bara tehsil.

They had seized a cache of explosives saying that the explosives were kept in the security forces camp which detonated late in the afternoon killing two security personnel and injured five others while five rooms in the camp were demolished by the impact of explosion.

The official added that after the explosion, forces cordoned off the camp shifted the bodies and injured to the Combined Military Hospital (CMH) in Peshawar.

 

Correction: An earlier version of the story said that two security personnel were killed. This error has now been rectified. 

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