Swabi: CD shops destroyed in Swabi, Miranshah
SWABI/MIRANSHAH: Miscreants destroyed over a dozen CD shops in Swabi and Miranshah early on Friday. Swabi police said two CD shops were completely destroyed and three partially after an explosive device ripped through a market of Yar Hussain area.
However, no damage to human life was reported in the explosion. Soon after the explosion, police reached the market, cordoned off the area, collected evidence and recorded statements of shopkeepers and passersby.
They later registered a case against unidentified miscreants before launching a hunt for them. No arrest could be made until Friday night, however. No group claimed responsibility for the attack.
As for Miranshah incident, unidentified people torched 12 CD shops in the main bazaar before fleeing in the small hours of Friday.
Owners of the torched shops said they had long been receiving threats from miscreants, who wanted early closure of the `un-Islamic business`.
Many CD shops had been blown up by miscreants in Miramshah city in the past. — Agencies/Correspondent