Bomb attack in Bannu leaves 1 security officer dead

Published: June 23, 2013
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Two others sustained injuries; bomb exploded near a vehicle.  PHOTO: FILE

Two others sustained injuries; bomb exploded near a vehicle. PHOTO: FILE

BANNU: One security officer was killed, while two others sustained injuries in a terrorist attack in Bannu, Express News reported on Sunday.

According to initial details, a bomb exploded near a security forces’ vehicle in the area.

Security officers frequently come under attack in this area.

Earlier this month, a security forces official was killed and three others were injured when an improvised explosive device (IED) exploded on a roadside in Jani Khel, Frontier Region (FR) Bannu.

The IED was detonated by a remote device, Jani Khel police official Malik Ihsanullah Khan told The Express Tribune. The explosion occurred at 6am.

A convoy of security forces was patrolling the area when the bomb went off near one of the vehicles and destroyed it. After the explosion, security forces launched a search operation. However, no one was arrested till the filing of this report.

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  • abc
    Jun 23, 2013 - 9:56AM

    News is appearing n western media of a terrorist attack killing 10 foreigners in Gilgit Baltistan. How come no news in Pakistani media?

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