CHARSADDA, Jan 13: Three security personnel were injured when their vehicle came under a bomb attack in Shabqadar area on Sunday, sources said.

The vehicle was passing the Qala Shah Baig area when a remote-controlled bomb planted on the road hit it. Three security personnel and a passer-by were injured. The security personnel were identified as Asif, Asim and Ashar Mahmood.

The SHO of Saro Kallay police station said some suspects were taken into custody during a search operation carried out in the area after the blast.

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