Three teachers, two children killed in Bajaur Agency blast

School van completely destroyed by blast which also left van driver dead, passer-by injured

Mureeb Mohmand/web Desk August 19, 2014

BAJAUR AGENCY: A remote-controlled IED blast in Bajaur Agency left six people, including three female teachers and two school children, dead on Tuesday, Express News reported.

A remote-controlled device was placed on the side of the road in Tangi, Salarzai tehsil and exploded when a school van was passing by. The driver of the van was among the deceased.

The blast was so intense that the entire van was destroyed in the explosion. A passer-by was also injured.

Political administration official Sohail Khan confirmed the incident and said that the target of the blast was unclear.

Khan stated that the political administration cordoned off the area and a search operation was ongoing, however, no arrests were made until the filing of this report.

The official further stated that the deceased school teachers, Salma, Sameena and Tabinda, were residents of Civil Colony Khar. He said the two children who were killed were their relatives, while the driver was a local.

No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the blast.


kulwant singh | 7 years ago | Reply

@Shah (Pk): My dear brother there is no dearth of such people on both sides of the border they are senseless it is not their fault it is curse on them hence we ignore such people. We pray for the departed souls may Wahegur give strength to the relativesd and friends of the departed to bear all this. RIP

kulwant singh | 7 years ago | Reply

@the Skunk: My sincere sympathies with the departed souls, those who are killing innocent people must be condemned by every one, but your logic accusing India can not be understood have your security agencies,police,Army have captured any Indian and produced before the world press or Pak press. It is not in the intrest of both the countries to level allegations without proof. You kill all these bastered we have no problem I pray for the success of the operation by the Pakistan Army at the earliest.

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