PESHAWAR - At least two personnel of the security forces were injured when a remote control device hit the guarding convoy of security forces near Miranshah area of North Waziristan Agency on Sunday.

Sources said that the security forces convoy, when reached Gora Qabristan area on Bannu road near a remote control explosive device planted along the road went off.

The incident resulted injuries to two security personnel. The injured were rushed to a nearby hospital in Miranshah. The blast also damaged a vehicle of the security forces.

Soon after the incident, large number of security forces rushed to the site and cordoned off the area.

The security forces also launched a search operation in the agency, however, no arrest has so far been made in this connection.

Meanwhile, unknown persons also blew up three government schools in the scattered areas of the Lakki Marwat. The unknown person planted powerful explosive devices in the premises, which blew up resulting damage to the three schools in the scattered areas.