Shia students, driver martyred in roadside blast in Parachinar

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SHAFAQNA – Two Shia students including a girl and a driver were martyred and five other students wounded in a roadside explosion near a school van in Nasti Kot area of Kurram tribal region’s Parachinar district early on Tuesday.

Takfiri terrorists of ASWJ-TTP planted a roadside bomb totarget innocent Shia students.

Political administration officials said that an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) was planted on the roadside and detonated as the school van passed nearby.

The driver of the van and two students were killed in the explosion whereas several others were wounded. Officials added that the school van was completely destroyed in the blast.

Emergency and security teams reached the blast site.

The injured students were shifted to a agency headquarters hospital for treatment.

Kurram agency, which is close to the Pakistan-Afghanistan border, is one of the seven regions in Pakistan’s Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA), governed by tribal laws.

Source : Shia Post

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