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.
Teacher apologizes for showing sexual image of herself in class
Senate Democrats to pull all-nighter on climate change