Policeman killed in Pak blast

Last Updated: Sunday, January 23, 2011 - 12:50

Peshawar: A policeman was killed and another
injured when a security vehicle was targeted with a roadside
bomb in the suburbs of this northwestern Pakistani city on Sunday.

The improvised explosive device went off in Sarband area
when the police van was passing by, officials said, adding the
vehicle was severely damaged in the attack.

The blast left a policeman dead and another injured, they
said. The injured policeman was rushed to a nearby hospital.

Security forces cordoned off the area and launched a
search operation.

No group claimed responsibility for the blast.
Several recent blasts in Peshawar and its surrounding
areas have targeted police vehicles.

PTI



First Published: Sunday, January 23, 2011 - 12:50

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