Pakistan: BDU defuses 10kg IED in Bannu


The bomb disposal unit (BDU) defused a 10kg remote-controlled explosive device in Bannu district on Tuesday, while the unit has defused 467 explosive devices throughout the province in the year 2020, a senior official said.

Head of the KP’s Bomb Disposal Unit AIG Shafqat Malik told The Nation that it was an improvised explosive device (IED) planted in Rotcha area in the limits of Bakakhel Police Station. He said the 10kg IED could have caused human and property damage, if it had exploded.

He said since the beginning of the year 2020, the BDU had defused 467 explosive devices throughout the province.

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Source: The Nation