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PESHAWAR: A blast in Mohmand tribal region's Dawezai area killed two security personnel and injured nine others, including three members of a peace committee, on Monday.

Assistant Political Agent Fahad Wazir said that the security forces vehicle was targeted in Kanra village of Dawezai in Pandyali Tehsil and that the vehicle was badly damaged in the attack.

“Two security personnel have died while five FC men and four khasadars were inured in the blast, which appears to a remote controlled blast.” he added.

The injured were shifted to the Agency Headquarters Hospital Ghalanai from where they were airlifted to Peshawar via a helicopter.

Updated Jan 21, 2013 10:53am

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