PESHAWAR: A police official was injured on Tuesday in an improvised explosive device (IED) blast on a police van near Pishtakhara police station in the Safed Dheri area of Peshawar.
According to police sources, personnel from the Pishtakhara police station were on routine patrol on the Dora Road when the roadside bomb exploded.
Constable Aijaz was injured whereas the police van was completely destroyed in the explosion.
Approximately, five to six kilograms of explosive material was used in the blast, the bomb disposal squad (BDS) said.
Police took control of the area as a search operation went underway.
Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, lies on the edge of Pakistan’s tribal areas and has seen frequent attacks by militants in the past few years, with targets ranging from civilians to policemen and other law enforcement personnel.
country news, daily news, Islamic news, india news, Pakistan news, , india Pakistan
news, current news, news headlines, Latest World News,Articles,
breaking news, arab country news, sport news, cricket news, daily news, Islamic
news, india news, Pakistan news, india Pakistan news, current news,Current
affairs, Economic Affairs,Islam and Human Rights, Islam and Politics , Islam
and the West, Muslim Media, Islamic Society, Islamic World,Latest World
News, breaking news ,Top Breaking News, Current Affairs, daily news, recent
news, news headlines