Bomb blasts kill policeman in Pakistan


Two bomb blasts targeting a police patrol on Wednesday killed at least one policeman and wounded 10 others in the restive northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, officials said. The first bomb planted on a roadside exploded when a police petrol vehicle passed in Aslam Dheri, a neighbourhood in the southern outskirts of Peshawar. The second blast came some 20 minutes later, as police, rescuers and others were trying to help the casualties. “A policeman embraced martyrdom and three others were wounded in two bomb blasts,” said senior police official Sajjad Khan. Hospital official Zulfiqar Ali Babakhel said that one dead…

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