Two hurt in Kurram blast

Published October 6, 2013

PARACHINAR/GHALANAI, Oct 5: Two tribesmen were injured when they stepped on landmines in Bushehra area of upper Kurram Agency on Saturday, local officials said.

They said that local residents rushed to the site after the explosion and took the injured to hospital. They were identified as Irfan and Sulaiman, residents of Bushehra.

Later, due to their critical condition they were shifted to Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar.

Meanwhile, the political administration arrested two tribesmen in the same area after the incident under the collective responsibility clause of the Frontier Crimes Regulation, said the officials.

In Mohmand Agency, a man and his wife were injured when unidentified attackers lobbed two hand grenades at their house in Ambar tehsil on the night between Friday and Saturday.

Political tehsildar Ambar Hazrat Khan told Dawn that some miscreants threw two hand grenades at the house of Qabil Khan in Shatimeena area. As a result, Qabil Khan and his wife were injured. They were shifted to hospital.

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