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Qazi Hussain escapes bomb attack in Mohmand tribal regionFormer chief of the Jamaat-i-Islami (JI), Qazi Hussain Ahmed narrowly escaped a bomb attack on his convoy in Gandau area of Mohmand tribal region on Monday, reported.

Five people, including the bodyguard of the former JI chief, were injured in the attack.

A suicide bomber detonated the explosives after the vehicle carrying the former JI chief had passed as a result of which Qazi escaped unhurt from the attack, according to government sources.

A vehicle was damaged in the blast.

Qazi Hussain was heading to Mian Mandi area in Mohmand tribal region to address a congregation of the party and to inaugurate a centre of the organisation.

Although it has not yet been verified, some sources in the  political administration claim that the attacker was dressed in a burqa and was suspected to be a woman.

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