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PESHAWAR: Three soldiers including an officer were injured among nine as militants targeted a Frontier Corps (FC) vehicle in Peshawar’s Gulabadad area on main Jamrud Road on Wednesday morning, officials said. Superintendent of Police, Shabih Hussain, told media that in all nine people have been injured in the blast which targeted the security forces vehicle. “At least three kilograms of home-made IED had been used to target the FC pick-up. The blast was of low intensity and operated by remote control,” he added. FC spokesman Major Fazl confirmed that three of their men, including a captain, had been injured in the explosion. The injured were rushed to CMH Peshawar and the Hayatabad Medical Complex.

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