PESHAWAR: At least two Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) officials were injured while defusing a bomb in Peshawar’s Hayatabad area on Wednesday.
According to details, the residents of the area informed police of a suspected bag placed on the road.
Police immediately reached on the site and summoned BDS officials.
The BDS officials arrived at the scene and were preparing detonator for water discharge when it exploded in their hand.
The blast injured BDS officials Shakir and Gazan who were shifted to Hayatabad Medical Complex for treatment.
The officials are said to be in stable condition and have sustained injuries on hands and feet.
BDS has declared the bag ‘clear’.