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Blast in Peshawar injures four FC soldiers

October 23, 2012


The image shows law enforcement officials at the site of a blast in northwest Pakistan. — File photo

PESHAWAR: Four paramilitary soldiers were injured Tuesday in a remote-controlled bomb blast on Frontier Road in Peshawar’s outskirts, officials said.

The Frontier Constabulary personnel were taking positions on Aziz Market’s Faqirabad Chowk when militants bombed the room on a plaza's roof top where the personnel were positioned, in-charge Bara Sheikhan checkpost Farman Khan said

He said that four FC men had been injured in the blast, carried out through a remote-controlled device. The bomb carried explosive material weighing about 5 kilograms, he added.