11 injured as IED blast hits Mardan marketplace

Latest Update: July 5, 2016 | 517 Views

MARDAN: Eleven people, including a police officer, were injured when an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) detonated in Mardan’s Khawaja Gani Bazaar on Tuesday.

A bomb containing 800 grams of explosive material was planted in front of one of the shops in the busy marketplace, Superintendent of Police (SP) Operations Saifullah told DawnNews.

The SP Operations said those injured in the blast were shifted to Mardan Medical Centre for treatment, adding that authorities have initiated a search operation following the attack.


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