NOWSHERA:  Two personnel of security forces sustained injuries when a remote controlled bomb exploded at Risalpur on Mardan-Nowshera road here on Sunday. A truck of Army Engineering Corps was on it way from Risalpur Cantonment to Nowshera when it hit an already planted remote control bomb, resultantly, two personnel of the Engineer Corps Arif Mehmood and Muhammad Aslam sustained injuries in the blast.

The truck was damaged completely, while another vehicle also damaged slightly. The injured personnel were rushed to CMH Nowshera. Soon after the blast, security forces men and police rushed to the blast site and cordoned off the area.

According to Bomb Disposal Squad, one kg explosives were used in the explosion. The bomb was exploded with a remote control device. Risalpur police registered a case against unknown persons and started investigations.