PESHAWAR: At least two people were killed and 18 others including five civil judges’ sustained injuries in a suicide attack in Peshawar’s Hayatabad here on Wednesday
According to SSP Sajjad, Civil Judge Asif Jadoon and three women were among injured in the attack, who were rushed to the hospital for medical assistance.
Sources said the suicide bomber on motorcycle apparently targeted the van of judges near Hayatabad Medical Complex. Police have confirmed it was a suicide attack.
Security forces and police, after the blast, have cordoned off the area and launched search operations.
Earlier, in the morning five people including three levies personnel were killed and several others injured a suicide attack at the Mohamand Agency headquarters.
According to the ISPR, the public relations wing of the military, two suicide bombers riding a motor bike attacked the office of Political Agent, one of them blew himself at the entrance while the other was shot dead by the guards posted there.