One security personnel martyred, another injured in Bajaur IED blast

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PESHAWAR, Aug 19 (APP): A remote controlled Improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast in Bajaur Agency on Friday claimed  the life of a security official while another got injured.

The remote controlled IED blast took place near Chasma, in
Salarzo area of the Bajaur Agency, an official of Bajaur Control confirmed.

According to Bajaur Control, a blast killed one security official
who was identified as Aziz on the spot while another Shoukat Batani  got injured.

Soon after the blast, the officials of the security forces cordoned off  the area and conducted a search operation to find any evidence linked to the blast or suspicious persons.

The official in the control said that both the Cops were on routine patrolling near the stream (Nullah) when an IED planted nearby went off suddenly, killing one Aziz on the spot while another injured critically.