ISLAMABAD - Hamid Mir, a renowned Pakistani journalist, remained unhurt as bid to explode his car foiled.
According to police, the senior anchorperson of Geo News remained safe as the explosives were detected by his neighbor’s driver in a suspicious package planted beneath his car. On receiving the information, the bomb disposal squad arrived at the point and defused the bomb.
According to the anchorperson, he returned home after visiting a photo copying shop when his neighbor’s driver detected the bomb being planted under his vehicle. The bomb squad was quick enough to reach the spot and dismantle the bomb within half hour, stated Hamid Mir.
According to IG Islamabad, the bomb weighed around half kilogram and was fitted in a tin box attached to the journalist’s car.