Saturday, January 29, 2011

Kohat bombing kills 5

By Adnan Adil

KOHAT – Five people, including two women, died and 14 others were injured when militants attacked a tunnel in Kohat January 28 late night, media reported.

The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attacks, BBC Urdu reported, quoting a TTP spokesman.

Two trucks exploded in and near the tunnel on the Indus Highway, a Dara Adamkhel official told media. One truck packed with at least 500kg of explosives entered the tunnel and exploded, damaging another truck behind it.

Security forces cordoned off the tunnel immediately and closed it to traffic.

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