MINGORA, 12 July: Five policemen and a child sustained injuries in a bomb blast in Behrain area of Swat on Tuesday morning, police said.

Behrain police station clerk Said Rehman said that an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) went off and hit a police vehicle escorting the gusts of  Commissioner Malakand in Mankyal area.The guests and other staff remained unhurt in the blast.

All the injured were shifted to a nearby hospital for treatment.Police started search operation in the surrounding areas after the incident.