Blast targeting police van injures 10 in Pakistan

Peshawar: At least 10 persons, including four police personnel, were injured today when a bomb planted on a motorcycle ripped through a police van in northwestern Pakistan. The improvised explosive device blast occurred near Mandan Chowk in Bannu district bordering north Waziristan agency when a police vehicle was passing through the area.

PTI| Last Updated: May 16, 2014, 14:10 PM IST

Peshawar: At least 10 persons, including four police personnel, were injured today when a bomb planted on a motorcycle ripped through a police van in northwestern Pakistan.
The improvised explosive device blast occurred near Mandan Chowk in Bannu district bordering north Waziristan agency when a police vehicle was passing through the area.

"The explosive materials were planted on a motorcycle parked there that targeted a police vehicle," police said.

"Ten people including four police officials sustained injuries in the blast," police said.

"Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Amin Marwat was also among the injured," they added. Police and rescue teams were dispatched to the blast site. The injured have been shifted to the District Headquarters Hospital for medical aid.