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Five injured in blast near ex-MPA’s car in South Waziristan

ISLAMABAD (PEN) : An explosion occurred near the car of former MPA Naseerullah Wazir in South Waziristan on Wednesday, injuring five people.

According to reports, the blast took place close to Wazir’s vehicle while it was parked. The nature of the explosion and the target remain unclear.

Five individuals sustained injuries in the incident and are currently being transferred to a nearby hospital for medical attention. The extent of their injuries is unknown at this time.

Police arrived at the scene and are investigating the explosion. No group has claimed responsibility for the attack so far.

Naseerullah Wazir, a prominent figure in South Waziristan, previously served as an MPA for the Waziristan region. He has been involved in local politics for several years.

This incident highlights the ongoing security challenges in the tribal areas, where militant groups continue to operate. The motive behind the blast and whether Wazir was the target are part of the ongoing investigation.