Eight personnel of the forces were killed in a remote controlled bomb explosion in Bara near Alhaj Market here on Thursday. A captain was also among the killed personnel of the security forces, local media sources said. A remote-controlled-bomb attack on a security forces’ convoy on Thursday hit the vehicle of the forces in which eight personnel including a captain were killed. The three injured personnel were rushed to the CMH Peshawar. The forces ‘ convoy was on the way to aka Khel in Bara .
Government sources said that a convoy of the security forces was passing through Aka Khel area of Bara Tehsil in Khyber agency when it was hit by a remote controlled improvised explosive device (IED) planted on the roadside.The vehicle was partially damaged in the explosion. The injured were taken to hospital in Peshawar, the sources said, adding that the security forces cordoned off the whole area and started search operation in the area