Charsadda: Nadra office, bridge blown up
CHARSADDA: Suspected militants blew up a bridge and an office of National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) at separate places in the district on Tuesday.
Sources said militants planted explosives at a link bridge in Saro Kallay area of Shabqadar. The explosives went off early in the morning with a big bang and destroyed the bridge, causing suspension of traffic on the road.
They said that militants also blew up an office of Nadra in Omarzai area of the district. The office meant for issuing national identity cards to women was destroyed completely.
Soon after the sabotage incidents, security forces conducted a search operation in Badi Koroona, Khanjaran, Angor Koroona, Zarif Khan Koroona. About 40 suspects were arrested during the operation.
The arrested persons were shifted to undisclosed location for interrogation.
In Mohmand Agency, three persons were killed and three others injured when a mortar shell hit their house on Tuesday.
Locals said that a stray shell fall on the house of Maulvi Mirwais in Shamshah area of Baizai tehsil, killing his son, wife and a grandson.
Two children and a woman were injured in the incident.
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