Remote-controlled bomb kills cop, wounds three others in Peshawar

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Peshawar, Jan 23(ANI): A remote-controlled bomb exploded near a police van in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar on Sunday, killing one constable and injuring three others, including a passer-by.

According to police, the blast took place when the police van was passing through the Sarband Bara Road in an area close to Khyber Agency, SAMAA TV reports.

Rescue teams reached the scene and shifted the dead and injured to Hayatabad Medical Complex in Peshawar.

Later, the police cordoned off the area and collected evidence from the site. The blast was caused by an IED (Improvised Explosive Device) placed beside the road, the police said. (ANI)

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