Two peace volunteers killed in Mohmand
GHALANAI/PESHAWAR, April 28: Two members of a peace committee were killed in a roadside blast in Mohmand tribal region on Saturday.
Sources said that Inyatullah and Jehanzeb alias Peer were travelling on a motorcycle to attend a jirga when they met the fatal incident in Pandiali tehsil of Mohmand Agency.
Both the deceased were members of Dawezai Peace Committee. Sources said that an improvised explosive device, planted by suspected militants along the roadside, exploded when the volunteers reached there. The bodies of the peace committee’s volunteers were shifted to their native village.
According to APP, a woman was critically injured when an improvised explosive device planted by unidentified persons in a field in Boshera Hamime, Parachinar, went off, political authorities said on Saturday.
They said that the wife of Haji Bab was going to the nearby field when a bomb planted in the field exploded. Soon after the blast, people rushed to the site and shifted the injured woman to a hospital in Parachinar.
A doctor at the hospital said that the woman lost both her legs in the explosion. She was referred to Peshawar for treatment. —Correspondent