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Sunday, June 16, 2024

Two killed, six injured in attack on a political party’s vehicle


Two people killed while six others injured in an IED attack on vehicle of Awami National Party (ANP) in Bajaur tribal district on Sunday.

Initial reports claim that a remote controlled bomb has exploded on a vehicle of Awami National Party (ANP) supporters in Mamond Kamarsar area of ​​Bajaur district that resulted in killing of Liaquat Khan and Muhammad Rehman while six injured.

However, other reports pouring in from different sources claim that it was a suicide attack. The injured include Omar Khan, Younis Khan, Zaid Ahmed, Mashooq, Imran, Saeed who have been shifted to District Headquarters Hospital Khar for immediate treatment. The bodies have been shifted to their native areas.

According to Bajaur District Police Office officials the blast occurred near the Pak-Afghan border in Sur Qamar area within Laghrey police station’s limits. The officials dispelled the notion that the incident took place near a polling station where local government elections are underway.

The police and law enforcement personnel arrived at the scene following the blast. Security forces and police cordoned off the area and launched a search operation.

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