Landi Kotal Blast
Niaz Muhammad, the APA and other officials inspecting the spot after blast.

Landi Kotal — One person got injured when Improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off, planted by unknown miscreant in Rangar street car parking of Landi Kotal Bazaar on Friday morning.

Assistant Political Agent (APA) Landi Kotal Niaz Muhammad said told the Tribal Post that the heavy intensity bomb was placed to the boundary wall of the parking that exploded with big bang, injuring a local passerby.

The wounded identified as Muhammad Rehman son of Noor Muhammad, resident of Piro Khel was taken to Landi Kotal hospital for medical aid where his condition was stated to be stable, a doctor said.

Four vehicles parked in the lot were also damaged in the blast, APA told.

Immediately after the blast, security agencies personnel moved to the spot, cordoned off the whole area and collected evidence from the site for investigation, Khasadar force official told.

Search operation was launched in the Bazaar and five persons were detained and were shifted to forces cantonment for interrogation, forces official told.

It is important to state that the blast occurred in locality, adjacent to Line Officer office and under the Khasadar post where the Khasadar troops used to guard the area.