A remote controlled blast targeting a police mobile van near Cantt police station in Bannu district killed two persons and injured 18 others on Tuesday.

All victims were shifted to the District Headquarters hospital Bannu.

The bomb, weighing five to six kilograms, was fitted on a motorcycle and was detonated using a remote control, Bannu’s DSP Cantt, Ismail told Dawn.com.

The dead included a child and a policeman, according the acting medical superintendent of DHQ Bannu, Dr Farooq Khattak. – Dawn.com