Blast in Lower Kurram tribal region kills one, injures eight
[Dawn] One person was killed and eight others were maimed on Sunday when a blast struck a passenger coach in Khwar Killay area near Sadda town in Lower Kurram tribal region.
A passenger coach, carrying around two dozen passengers, was traveling from Beautiful Downtown Peshawar
...capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as the North-West Frontier Province), administrative and economic hub for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. Peshawar is situated near the eastern end of the Khyber Pass, convenient to the Pak-Afghan border. Peshawar has evolved into one of Pakistan's most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities, which means lots of gunfire.
to Parachinar when it was struck by a remotely detonated improvised bomb (IED).
The condition of many injured was reported as critical.
Political admin officials of the area while talking to Dawn.com confirmed that one person was killed and eight others were maimed in the blast, adding that the victims were shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.
Rescue and security teams reached the site of kaboom.
Security forces cordoned off the area as investigations into the incident went underway.
A blast targeting a security forces vehicle on Shabqadar-Machani road near Qila Shah Baig area in Charsadda district injured three security personnel and one civilian on Sunday, according to political admin sources.
In another unrelated incident beturbanned goons blew up the gate of a State Life Insurance worker's house near in Shabqadar area of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
... formerly NWFP, still Terrorism Central...
's Charsadda district. No casualties were reported in the attack.
Posted by: Fred 2013-01-14