Blast in Nowshera district; two injured

The image shows the site of an explosion carried out using a motorbike. — File photo

PESHAWAR: Two people were reported injured in a blast that took place on the Swabi road in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Nowshera district on Monday, DawnNews reported.

The bomb was planted on a stationary motorbike in the district's Jehangira area.

The bomb exploded soon after a convoy of KP Chief Minister Ameer Haider Khan Hoti crossed the site.

The injured were shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.

Police said it appeared that the bomb was planted to target the chief minister's convoy.

One kilogram of explosive material was used in the blast, police sources said, adding that suspect individuals were also arrested from the area.

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khan baba cool
Oct 22, 2012 06:42pm
i think they mean village jehangira which is located near shadu and akora khattack
Oct 22, 2012 05:40pm
It's written in District's Jehangira area and not District Jehangira!
Jan Mohamad
Oct 22, 2012 12:16pm
There is no district Jehangira in Khyber Pakhtoonkhawa.
Oct 22, 2012 03:36pm
it says ''.. district's Jehangira area.'' the apostrophe and 's' makes a reference to district Nowshera. Salam