Three killed, 18 wounded in Bannu Blast

BANNU: Atleast three people were killed and 18 wounded in a blast targeting a police van within the jurisdiction of Saddar Police station in Bannu on Tuesday.

Our correspondent reported that, the blast was a planted one and police van was completely destroyed in the attack.

The injured were shifted to the DHG hospital while an emergency has been declared in district hospital Bannu.

The security forces have cordoned off the area.

The intensity of the blast could not be ascertained as yet. however it was clear that the militants targeted the security personnel.