4 killed in Bajaur Agency blasts
PESHAWAR: A powerful roadside bomb targeting an anti-Taliban militia ripped through a pick-up vehicle in Bajaur Agency on Thursday killing at least four people, government officials said.
The blast badly damaged the pick-up in a remote village close to the Afghan border, in the northwestern district of Bajaur, where Pakistani troops have been fighting for years to dislodge Taliban militants. Two Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) were planted in the Chamarkand Tehsil area, close to the Afghan border.
The device exploded when a vehicle carrying the family members of a peace lashkar drove by the area. Four people, including women, were killed. The injured were taken to a nearby hospital.