Blast inside Bara fort kills one, injures five
[Dawn] A security man was killed and five others were maimed in a blast in a military fort in Bara tehsil of Khyber Agency, officials said.
They said that the kaboom occurred in an ammunition depot inside Fort Salop, situated in the south of Bara Bazaar. They said that a security man was killed on the spot while five others received injuries in the blast that also damaged at least five rooms in the fort.
Officials said that the explosives that triggered the blast were seized during search operations at different times in Bara.
The British-era Fort Salop is now inhabited by Mehsud Scouts and most of the suspected hard boyz apprehended during operations are kept at the fort for interrogations. A large quantity of arms and ammunitions seized from hard boyz and also used during the ongoing military operation is also stored in the fort.
Security forces cordoned off the surrounding localities of the fort soon after the blast and did not allow anybody to get near the blast site. The injured coppers were shifted to a military hospital in 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.
In Jamrud, Khasadar Force defused an bomb planted along the roadside on Monday.
Sources said that khasadar
...a rural policeman in Pakistain or India...
s blocked the road and detonated the device in a dry stream before removing it from the roadside.
In Peshawar, suspected hard boyz blew up a government primary school in Badhber area in the small hours of Monday.
A police official said that Death Eaters planted an improvised bomb (IED) in Government Boys Primary School-II Masho Piki that went off after midnight.
The blast, he said, destroyed two rooms of the school building. He said that most of the schools in the surrounding areas were destroyed and only few of those were rebuilt.
...back at the buffalo wallow, Tex and his new-found Indian friend were preparing a little surprise for the bandidos...
police said that 195 outlaws were jugged
Please don't kill me!
during a special campaign in Peshawar, Charsadda and Nowshera on Monday.
A police front man said that the action was taken after terrorist activities took place in different districts. It was yet to be ascertained if any thug was among the arrested persons, he said.
Posted by: Fred 2013-02-27