PESHAWAR - A bomb blast occurred here on Friday when a convoy of security forces was passing through; luckily no casualty was reported in the incident.

According to details, the blast occurred in Bazid Khel area at Kohat Road where a remote-controlled bomb planted in a motorcycle went off with a big bang.

 As a result of the blast, a vehicle of the security forces was partially damaged but no casualty was reported.

Police and rescue teams reached the blast site and cordoned off the area.

he security forces also launched a search operation in the area.

Separately, unknown armed persons kidnapped three people including two brothers from Ibrahimzai area of Orakzai Agency on Friday. Local sources said that Hilal Hussain, Alhaj Hussain and Kishwar Ali were going to their office when armed person came and kidnapped them at gunpoint from Ibrahimzai area. Soon after receiving information, the political administration raided the entire area, however no arrest has been made.

The search operation was under way till filing of this report.