KHAR: A man was injured in a remote-controlled blast in Hashim Babara area of Nawagai tehsil in Bajaur tribal district here Friday, officials at the district administration said.

They said that a local resident Ameer Muhammad Khan was going somewhere when a remote controlled bomb planted by unknown people went off near him.

He was shifted to District Headquarters Hospital from where he was referred to Peshawar due to his critical condition.

District administration started investigation after the incident. A local lost his life in a bomb blast in Khyber district on last Thursday.