Three persons injured in bomb blast


Peshawar: Three persons were injured in a planted bomb blast at Landikotal here on Monday .

The injured persons were the volunteers of Tawhidul Islam, a pro government peace Lashkar in Landikotal sub-division of Khyber Agency, administration sources said. Sources said that Improvised Explosive Device(IED) was planted at a street near Landikotal bazar where the volunteers of Tawhidul Islam stay and reside. The planted bomb went off injuring three volunteers at the site where the IED was planted.

The wounded persons were identified as Muhammad Amin, Marbi Khel and Hilal. According to Al-Khidmat Foundation Landikotal sources, Al-Khidmat ambulance with Al-Khidmat Foundation Volunteers reached the site and shifted the injured persons to Agency Headquarter Hospital Landikotal for medico legal formalities .

Sources said that the health conditions of the injured persons were out of danger. The political administration Khasadar force personnel with FC force personnel rushed to the site and cordoned off the area but did not arrest anybody from the site till filling this report. The explosion was so big that it was heard in far off areas in Landikotal bazaar.

The shopkeepers of the Landikotal market while regretting the incident opined that political administration was bound to beef up security in the area to thwart any such horrific incidents in the future, saying that unfortunately the local political administration has not adopted any security measures to protect lives of the people.

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