BANNU: Seven persons including three security personnel were injured in a bomb planted at a roadside on Miryan Road went off here Sunday, the police said.

The district administration said that terrorists have fixed the explosives to a motorcycle that went off when the security forces convoy passed through it.

It said that the convoy was on way from Bannu to Janikhel area when it was targetted near Norar area. As a result, three security personnel and four commuters were injured who were rushed to a nearby hospital.

The area has been declared too sensitive where convoys often come under terrorists attacks. The area was surrounded and a search operation was launched.