12 killed in two terrorism acts in Pakistan's troubled province as two more blasts heard in Peshawar
Two more blasts were in Peshawar, the capital city of Pakistan's troubled North West Frontier Province (NWFP), early Monday while a rocket attack on a container terminal on the outskirts of Peshawar used for transportation of consignments for Nato troops based in Afghanistan killed two persons besides destroying one dozen of trucks and a suicide bomber killed 10 persons and injured 27 others in the troubled Swat region of the same province.
Two strong blasts have been heard in some areas in Peshawar on early Monday, Geo T.V reported.
No report of casualty was reported according to preliminary reports while police is trying to locate the places of explosions, police sources said.
Earlier two rockets hit a container terminal on Ring Road near Pishtakhara on the periphery of Peshawar at 12.20 a.m. Two persons were killed and one dozens trucks were destroyed in the attack.
Insurgents attacked a terminal used by trucks ferrying supplies to NATO and U.S. forces in Afghanistan on Monday, killing two persons and destroying one dozen trucks in Peshawar.
A local police officer Zahoor Khan confirmed that attackers fired three rockets into the Faisal terminal and torched two armored vehicles, one crane and other items.
In troubled Swat valley, also in the NWFP, a suicide attack left at least 10 persons dead and 27 others injured. The attacker rammed an explosive-laden vehicle into a checkpoint of security forces in the area of Mingora, the headquarter of Swat district.
Ten people have been killed and 27 injured in a suicide attack at a checkpost in Sangota area of Mingora on Monday.
According to sources, the attacker rammed his explosives-laden vehicle into the check post in Sangota area destroying two cars queued near checkpost. The blast also damaged the nearby building partially. Sources feared rise in death toll.