BANNU: At least five security officials were injured when their vehicle hit a landmine planted near Khwazai Bazai Tehsil of the Koda Khel area in Mohmand Agency.
The injured were taken to the hospital in Peshawar by helicopters, the security sources said.
Havaldar Ismail, Lance Naik Asif, Lance Naik Khan Wali, Lance Naik Idris and Sepoy Kashif were among the injured soldiers.
Militants kill over 235, injure 100 namazis in a Sinai mosque
SINAI (EGYPT): A bomb and gun attack by militants has killed over 235 namazis converged at Al-Rawdah Mosque for Juma prayers in Bir-al-Abed, near Arish city here today.
According to details, following the explosion, gunmen opened fire at namazis who were leaving the mosque.
The militants were not only targeting armed forces personnel gathered there for prayers but at the ambulances too!
It is pertinent to mention here that they also target Sinai tribes reckoning them traitors and abettors of LEAs.
Attackers blocked escape routes by blowing-up cars. Due to resulting burning wreckage LEAs’ personnel failed to follow them.
While President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi has called an emergency security meeting, Egyptian government has announced three days of national mourning.
FC thwarts attempt to bomb journalists in Peshawar
KHYBER AGENCY: FC here has defused a bomb attached to a vehicle carrying journalists.
Magnetic explosive devise that was attached to the vehicle.
Sources privy to Newspakistan.tv have informed that four journalists belonging to local Media outlets were going to cover Torkham-Karachi rally featuring vintage cars.
It has further been informed that one of the four journalists is working for foreign media. All of them are being quizzed by LEAs.