Yakatoot explosion : House destroyed in bomb blast

Small homemade devices weighing two kilogrammes were used in the explosion.


Our Correspondent July 22, 2013

PESHAWAR: A house was partially damaged in a low-intensity bomb blast in Shah Jehanabad, Yakatoot early Sunday morning. Police said the house belongs to Fateh Khan, a resident of Mohmand Agency who is currently residing in Yakatoot. Small homemade devices weighing two kilogrammes were used in the explosion. The blast destroyed the main gate and damaged the boundary wall. Police officials said they suspect the house was targeted by militants for extortion money.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 22nd, 2013.

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