Explosion at car showroom, journalist`s residence in Pak
A car showroom was blown up by unidentified attackers in this north-western Pakistani city on Wednesday though no one was injured in the incident, police said.
Peshawar: A car showroom was blown up by
unidentified attackers in this north-western Pakistani city
on Wednesday though no one was injured in the incident, police said.
Five vehicles in the showroom were destroyed and 20 more
damaged when the low-intensity explosive device went off in
Faqirabad area of Peshawar.
Three kilograms of explosives were used in the attack, an
Police rushed to the spot and arrested a suspect.
No casualties were reported, officials said.
Police said the incident was not an act of terrorism and
could have been the result of personal enmity.
In a separate incident, seven persons were injured when
armed attackers lobbed three grenades at the home of
journalist Shahibzada Imran Khan at Bhai Cheena area of Bajaur
tribal region, officials said.
Women and children were among the injured, who were taken
to a nearby hospital.
Khan`s father Ibahrim, also a journalist, was killed by
armed men two years ago.
Security forces rushed to the spot and launched a search
At least 60 suspects were rounded up in Yusafabad,
Sherpana and Bhai Cheena areas of Bajaur Agency.
In yet another incident, the Postgraduate College in
Yusafabad area was damaged when it was targeted with an
explosive device though no casualties were reported.
Security forces found two more bombs inside the building
and defused them.