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Tehsildar among seven killed in Bajaur Agency blast

BAJAUR AGENCY: At least seven people, an official of the political administration and personnel of the levies force among them, were killed and several others wounded when a roadside bomb went off in Bajaur Agency on Sunday, ARY News reported.

According to rescue sources, a remote-controlled explosive device went off in Tangi Garigal area of Loy Mamon Tehsil, leaving seven people, including local tehsildar Fawad Ali, dead and several others injured.

They said the dead and injured have been shifted to the agency headquarter hospital.

Following the blast, security forces cordoned off the area and conducted a search operation.

The political administration said Ali’s convoy was the target of the blast since it occurred when he reached close to it. However, no group has claimed the responsibility for the attack.



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