2 soldiers hurt in Bajaur Agency blast


At least two security personnel were injured in a remote-controlled bomb explosion in Mamoond tehsil of Bajaur Agency, officials said on Monday.

The officials said the blast took place in Dama Dola area of the tehsil, adding that a large contingent of security forces rushed and the site and cordoned off the area.

“The injured were shifted to hospital and a search operation is being carried out in the area,” they said.

A suicide attack on a security checkpost on Saturday killed at least 22 soldiers and injured several others near Miranshah.