BANNU: An improvised explosive device (IED) exploded at a general bus stand martyring one police officer and injuring several others.
The IED exploded at a general bus stand in Bannu, a district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa close to North Waziristan, FATA. The explosion claimed the life of one police officer who was on duty while 13 others were injured. The injured include police officers and citizens who were at the bus stand.
After the explosion of IED heavy contingency of police force has come on the site to investigate. The injured were immediately shifted to District Headquarter Hospital Bannu.
Bomb attacks on armed security forces have been noted specially in the areas of Waziristan. The Pakistani security personnel have conducted several operations to rid the place off terrorists.