BAJAUR - A man was injured in a roadside bomb blast which occurred in Bajaur tribal district here on Friday, officials told.

Talking to The Nation, an official of the administration said that Ameer Muhammad was on his way to a nearby area from his home in Hasham Charmang area when a remote controlled bomb placed along the road exploded.

The tribal elder was seriously wounded in the incident and was shifted to the district headquarters hospital Khar by the local people who immediately reached the spot after hearing the sound of a blast.

Following the blast, a team of officials and Levies personnel also arrived to the area and conducted search operation in the area.

Meanwhile, a doctor at the district headquarters hospital in Khar told this correspondent that the wounded person was likely to be shifted to a hospital in Peshawar due to his critical condition.