Pakofficial killed, tehsildar injured in Mohmand IED blast

Peshawar, Mar.1(ANI):Pakistan’s Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) official was killed and three others, including a political tehsildar, were injured when an improvised explosive device (IED) went off in Ambar tehsil of Mohmand Agency.

Dawn reported that the tehsildar Faramosh Khan was on an anti-poppy drive in Ambar tehsil area along with an ANF constable and two campaigners when an IED device planted on the roadside exploded.

As a result of the explosion, the ANF constable was killed and tehsildar Faramosh and his two campaigners were injured.

The injured were shifted to Ghalanai District Headquarters hospital for treatment.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the blast.

Mohmand is one of Pakistan’s seven tribal agencies near the Afghan border where the military has been battling Al-Qaeda and Taliban-linked militants for over a decade.(ANI)

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