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Pakistan: RC-IED blast in Bajur

Type of event:
IED - Improvised Explosive Device





July 3, 2024

What happened

According to police, five people, including a former senator, were killed when a remote-controlled explosive device targeted their vehicle in the Bajur district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to sources, the former senator was passing through a former stronghold of the Pakistani Taliban near the Afghan border to attend an election rally. No one claimed responsibility for the attack and the Pakistani Taliban said in a statement that they were not involved.

Where it happened

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