BAJAUR AGENCY: A remote controlled improvised explosives device (IED) blast in Bajaur Agency on Friday claimed the life of a security official on Friday.
The remote controlled IED blast took place in Salarzo area of the agency. A passerby was injured in the balst.
According to details, a blast killed one security official while it also injured a passerby. Security forces cordoned off the area and conducted a search operation to find any evidence linked to the blast or suspicious persons.
Following the 9/11 attacks and the United States’ invasion of Afghanistan in 2001, the area became a hotbed of terrorists. Bomb blasts, security operations and attacks have frequently occurred in this part of Pakistan since quite a few years.