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Two bombs defused in Peshawar
[Dawn] Police foiled on Friday possible sabotage attempts by defusing two bombs at Frontier Road near Aziz Market area in suburbs of Beautiful Downtown Peshawar 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.
. While a bomb went off on the same road targeting police, however, no one was hurt.

An official of rural police said three bombs had been planted at different places along the Frontier Road and the actual target seemed to be police. He said two of the bombs were successfully defused, while one of the improvised bombs exploded by the suspected cut-throats with remote control. However,
there's no worse danger than telling a mother her baby is ugly...
the police escaped unhurt.“We timely got the information about presence of the bombs and called the personnel of Bomb Disposal Unit, who after hectic efforts defused the bombs.

...back at the laboratory the fumes had dispersed, to reveal an ominous sight...
the Friday prayers were offered in the cantonment and city areas under tight security where the police remained on alert and carried out body search of the people at gates of the mosques.

The police in the city areas also continued checking people in the most sensitive areas closed to
Posted by:Fred