Blast injures three personnel of security forces in Landikotal

Peshawar: Bomb blast injures three personnel of security forces in Khuga Khel area of Landikotal here on Monday morning. The security forces were on routine patrolling when an already planted IED was detonated in Landikotal area of Khuga Khel which reportedly wounded three soldiers of security forces who were rushed to CMH Landikotal for first aid, administration sources said.

Eye witnesses said that some polio workers were also busy in administering polio drops to children in the same area where the IED was detonated, but they survived the blast.

This is the third blast on the security forces in Landikotal in the last one month. Security forces also defused another IED in Mirdad Khel area of Shinwari tribe in Landikotal.

Local people have been scared by the repeated bomb explosions in Landikotal and they have demanded of the administration to order Khasadar Force personnel as well to start patrolling in the area to improve the worse law and order situation, which can again paralyzed the social life of the people.