P eshawar: A community police personnel has been killed and a policeman injuried after a bomb exploded on Charsadda Road near Garhi Sobat Khan in Peshawar.
Police officials said that a police party, mix of regular police and community police personnel, were on a routine patrol Monday within the remits of Khazana Police Station when they came under a bomb attack which injured two police men.
One of the injured was identified as Javed. They were rushed to the hospital where Javed succumbed to his injuries.
DSP Riazul Islam told reporters that it was a powerful bomb attack which targeted a police patrol. “Gulzar and Javed are among the injured men. Javed is a community police personnel, who was hired on a two year contract,” he explained.
Islam said that the entire area has been cordoned off and a search operation is underway in the area.
“Javed expired in the hospital while the other injured is out of danger now,” said the DSP.
Earlier on April 16, a six year old student was killed, while another one was injured when unidentified miscreants threw a hand grenade into a school in the Chargo Kalay area of Peshawar.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, including Peshawar has been regularly targeted by militants, attacking schools and tribal leaders for supporting the government in quashing militancy in the province.