Peshawar, Nov 26: A roadside bomb targeting a police officer exploded in the main northwestern city of peshawar on Thursday, Nov 26, police said.
According to police officer Hakim Khan, the bomb was detonated by remote control as Riaz Ulislam, the head of a police station in Peshawar, was passing by in his vehicle in a residential area of Peshawar near a school.
The blast injured Ulislam, his driver and a child who was passing by, Khan said. The explosion badly damaged the vehicle and a nearby electrical tower, he added.
Last week, a suicide bomber killed 19 people outside a courthouse in Peshawar.