Twin blasts in Kurram Agency injure five
[Dawn] Twin road side blasts in upper Kurram tribal region on Wednesday maimed five civilians, officials told Dawn.com.
Tribesmen travelling on foot were hit by the improvised bombs (IED) planted on the roadside in Kurram tribal agency, said an official, adding that three of the people were maimed in Spina Shaga area while two were maimed in Pewar Tangi area of upper Kurram agency.
The injured, who were shifted to Agency Headquarters Hospital Parachinar, were stated to be stable according to the hospital sources.
Kurram agency, which is close to the Pakistain-Afghanistan border, is one of the seven regions in Pakistain's Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), governed by tribal laws. An Death Eater insurgency led by the Pak Taliban plagues the region while the area is known to be infested with Death Eaters, including the al Qaeda, Taliban and several other armed Death Eater organizations.
Posted by: Fred 2012-11-15