Blast in Nowshera district; two injured
PESHAWAR: Two people were reported injured in a blast that took place on the Swabi road in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s Nowshera district on Monday, DawnNews reported.
The bomb was planted on a stationary motorbike in the district’s Jehangira area.
The bomb exploded soon after a convoy of KP Chief Minister Ameer Haider Khan Hoti crossed the site.
The injured were shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Police said it appeared that the bomb was planted to target the chief minister’s convoy.
One kilogram of explosive material was used in the blast, police sources said, adding that suspect individuals were also arrested from the area.