PESHAWAR: An ex-serviceman embraced martyrdom and a security personnel sustained injurers when an improvised explosive device went off near a police mobile van in the jurisdiction of Ilam police station in Buner district on Saturday, the police said.

Local police said that the mobile van came under attack in a remote hilly area. They said the van driver – an ex-serviceman – embraced martyrdom on the spot, and a security man was wounded in the attack, who was later shifted to a hospital.

“This is a remote area and police along with the security forces are still conducting a search operation there,” Buner district police officer Shah Hassan told Dawn. He added that no one had so far been arrested, but the search operation was underway.

Published in Dawn, October 8th, 2023

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