2 FC personnel, journalist injured in Khyber blast


At least three persons including two Frontier Corps (FC) personnel and a local journalist were injured when a roadside remote-controlled bomb exploded in Khyber Agency on Friday.

According to the FC sources, militants had planted an improvised explosive device (IED) along the road that exploded near a college in Landi Kotal area, injuring two FC troops and a local journalist.

The injured were shifted to LandiKotalHospital for treatment.

The FC sources further said that the unidentified miscreants had planted the explosives at the roadside. The security forces initiated a search operation after the explosion and cordoned off the area.