3 security personnel injured in IED explosion in Pakistan

Bannu, Pakistan May 03, 2018, 08.45 PM(IST)

File photo. Photograph:( ANI )

Three security personnel were injured today in an IED blast in Pakistan's restive northwestern tribal region, officials said.

The security personnel were on a patrol duty when their vehicle hit the improvised explosive device (IED) in Jani Khel area of Bannu district in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, they said.

According to the officials, the IED was being operated by the militants through a remote control device.

The injured were hospitalised.

Security forces have cordoned off the area and initiated the operation to trace the attackers, the officials said.