Passenger van escapes roadside bombing


A passenger van miraculously escaped a remote-controlled bomb attack in the Arawali area of Lower Kurram Agency on Thursday. According to details, the van was carrying passengers from Parachinar to Peshawar when the militants triggered the remote-controlled explosion. However, the vehicle miraculously escaped the blast and all the passengers remained safe. Local peace force members soon reached the site and chased the militants, who managed to escape. Security forces also reached the site after the blast. In the last three months, this was the third attack on a passenger vehicle in the area. Fortunately, all three attacks did not cause any loss of life.