Two security officials injured in North Waziristan IED explosion


PESHAWAR: At least two security personnel were injured in an IED explosion near a petrol pump in Miranshah, North Waziristan Agency on Monday.

Separately, a police officer was also shot dead by assailants near the old Sabzi Mandi area in Dera Ismail Khan on his way home after the duty. Moreover, a passerby also died in the firing.

The deceased officer identified as Mohammad Arshad was a resident of the Gariban area and was a wireless operator at the city’s police station.

He resumed his duties after a year’s break which he had taken to care for his 7-year-old disabled child.