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Nine injured in IED blast targeting police van in Charsadda

Updated: Sep 26, 2016 13:06 IST

Islamabad [Pakistan], Sept.26 (ANI): At least nine people, including four policemen were injured in an improvised Explosive Device (IED) blast targeting a police van in Charsadda on Monday.

The Dawn quoted the police, as saying that the banned Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attack in an email sent to journalists.

The police van was on a routine patrol in Sro area of Charsadda's Shabqadar tehsil when the bomb went off along the roadside, injuring four police officials and five passers-by.

Police and rescue officials arrived at the scene and shifted the injured to tehsil headquarters hospital.

According to hospital administration, three of the injured who were in critical condition were shifted to Peshawar. (ANI)