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Bomb placed under journalist's car

Nov. 26, 2012 at 7:20 AM

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan, Nov. 26 (UPI) -- A bomb squad diffused a bomb that had been placed under the vehicle of a journalist Monday in Islamabad, Pakistan, Geo News reported.

The Geo News journalist, Hamid Mir said he parked his car near a market and when he returned to the vehicle, his driver said he noticed a suspicious bag underneath, the news agency reported.

A bomb squad removed the bag and found a half kilogram (about a pound) of explosive material, a battery, a detonator and ball bearings.

Mir told Geo News he planned to continue to speak out for truth and justice despite the threat.

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