Blast in Pakistan's Hayatabad, at least one killed, several injured

The vehicle of FC men was targeted soon after it left the base in Bagh-e Naran area

The vehicle of FC men was targeted soon after it left the base in Bagh-e Naran area

This explosion took place near Hayatabad area of Bagh-e-Naran Chowk clost to Bajaur Agency and Jamrud.

An explosion rocked Peshawar city in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa of Pakistan earlier today, leaving at least two security personnel dead and several others wounded.

Resultantly, FC Major Jamal Sheran embraced martyred whereas four other security personnel were injured.

The FC personnel were travelling from their camp in Hayatabad to the headquarters in Qila Bala Hisar when one of their vehicle was targeted, he said.

Police has reached the site as area is being cordoned off and a search operation is underway.

Last Monday, two Frontier Constabulary (FC) men were martyred and five got injured when an improvised explosive device (IED) blast went off in Lakka Tegga area of Kurram agency.

The police officer said suicide bomber targeted the Frontier Corps vehicle. However, two FC personnel sustained injuries while repulsing the attack.

The outlawed Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attack in a statement sent to media outlets by its spokesman.

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