Motorcycle Bomb Kills Two In Khyber- Pakhtunkhwa In Pakistan

PESHAWAR (TIP): At least two people were killed and five others injured july 11 when a powerful motorcycle bomb exploded near a mosque in Pakistan’s north-western province of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa, police said. The bomb was planted in a motorcycle parked outside the mosque in Kacha Pakka area in Kohat district, about 50 kilometres south-west of provincial capital Peshawar.

The bomb exploded as the worshippers came out after noon prayer on the first day of holy month of Ramzan. Two people were killed and five others injured in the attack, said police official Muhammad Siddique from district police control office. Rescue and law enforcement agencies rushed to the site of the blast. The dead and injured have been rushed to a nearby hospital. It was not clear whether it was a time bomb or detonated with a remote control device.

The identity of those killed is not known. So far nobody took responsibility of the attack but Taliban are active in the areas and frequently target the civilians and law enforcing agencies. Pakistan is facing rising militants’ threat. President Asif Ali Zardari’s chief of security was killed in a suicide attack in southern port city of Karachi on july 11.

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