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Suicide blast kills 2, injures 5

June 12, 2012 at 12:57 PM   |   Comments

BAZAID KHEL, Pakistan, June 12 (UPI) -- A suicide bomber killed two police officers and injured five bystanders, blowing up a car in Bazaid Khel, Pakistan, Tuesday, authorities said.

Geo News reported the bombing was an attempt on the life of former Aman Lashkar Mayor Fahim Khan, who was not in the car at the time of the attack.

Bomb disposal officials said at least 17 pounds of explosives were used.

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