Security officials inspecting the site of the blast in Mardan. – Photo by Abdul Sattar

MARDAN, 5 July: Eleven people, including two Traffic Police officials, sustained injuries in a bomb blast in Khawaja Ganj bazaar on Tuesday.

District Police Officer (DPO) Faisal Shahzad said the explosive device was planted outside a shop in Khawaja Ganj bazaar in Toru area. The Rescue 1122 officials reached the site after the blast and took the injured people to the district headquarters hospital.

The condition of two of the injured was stated to be critical.