3 killed, explosive device defused in seperate incidents
PESHAWAR: As reported by the Dawn News on Tuesday, three persons, including a woman, were killed in separate incidents in different areas of provincial metropolis while a bomb was defused in Chamkani on Monday. An official of Badbher police station said that a married woman and a man, both Afghan nationals, were gunned down for ‘honour’ at Daur Bagh Badbher.
The official said that they were killed inside a house and their bodies were removed by police from the spot. He said that the father of the woman was nominated in the FIR but he managed to escape. In another incident, an elderly man identified as Dad Gul of Shabqadar was run over by a speeding motorcar on the main Charsadda Road in the limits of Daudzai police station.
An official said that the driver, Mohammad Zamin, was arrested and his vehicle was also taken into custody. Meanwhile, police claimed to have defused a powerful explosive device planted under a bridge in the limits of Chamkani police station.
A police official said that the explosive device was planted to blow up a bridge on Choha Gujar-Hazar Khwani Road but someone timely informed police and the bomb was defused. An official of the bomb disposal unit said that the 12-kilogram heavy bomb was packed in a canister. He said that it was remote controlled bomb, which could destroy the bridge.
The complete article can be found at Dawn News.