PESHAWAR: A blast in Bajaur tribal region killed two persons and injured another on Wednesday.

The blast occurred near the election office of Haji Abdul Mannad, an Awami National Party (ANP) candidate from the area.

Earlier during the day, an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded in the central market of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Hangu district killing two persons and injuring eleven others on Wednesday.

Deputy Superintendent of Police Hussain Badshah told Dawn.Com that the bomb was planted on a hand cart and exploded when their was huge rush in the bazaar injuring 13 persons.

Rescue and emergency teams reached the site of explosion and shifted the injured to District Headquarter Hospital Hangu for medical treatment.

Moreover three people, including two women and a policeman, were killed while 27 others, among them 10 women and children, nine policemen and eight civilians were injured as militants targeted Bannu’s Domail Police station with a car bomb today.

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muzammil ullah khan
May 8, 2013 9:36 pm

Has any one made a grand total of people killed and wounded by the TTP in just the last 30 days .Please some one in the media do this sum and send a summary to the TTP lovers like Nawaz Sharif , Mulla Fazal and JI Amir . Imran Khan should also be shown these figures and then they should be asked to re read the statement of the Army Chief who has said in no uncertain terms that the TTP and its terrorist ideology is the main enemy of Pakistan and we should not have any dialogue with them till they accept our constitution , accept democracy and lay down their arms . If we all unite we can eliminate this nuisance once and for all like they did in Sri Lanka.

US CENTCOM
May 8, 2013 9:57 pm

The bombings continue and innocents keep on dying. We condemn these cowardly acts in the strongest of ways and send our condolences to the families of the people who are killed in these senseless violence. It is sad that the terrorists do not realize that with their killings they do not take a life, but they kill a bread earner, who may have been the sole supporter of a large family. But do they care? I think not, as they keep attacking day in and day out. Their current objective is to derail the elections in Pakistan. It is proven now, though a recent Pew Poll, that majority of Pakistanis have totally rejected terrorism and they view the terrorists as the biggest threat to their security. The TTP know that and they are on their last breath. In their desperation they are trying to inflict as much damage to the Pakistanis as possible. We stand by the people of Pakistan as the bravely brace another bunch of terrorist storms. We have no doubts that yet again the people of Pakistan will defeat the enemy’s agenda by going out and voting for the victory of democracy and thus Pakistan.

Abdul Quddus DET-United States Central Command

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