PESHAWAR: At least three officials of the FC were martyred and five others were injured in an explosion that hit their vehicle in Peshawar on Tuesday.
The roadside bomb went off when as an FC vehicle was on a routine patrolling in the neighbourhood of Bashirabad following which the law enforcement officials cordoned off the area and shifted the injured to nearby hospitals.
Senior Superintendent Police (SSP) Operations Peshawar said that, ‘Initial investigations suggested that it was an improvised explosive device (IED) blast.’
Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif strongly condemned the terrorist attack on Frontier Constabulary (FC) personnel in Peshawar.
The Prime Minister expressed deep grief and sorrow over the loss of valuable lives of FC personnel in the attack.
‘These cowardly attacks cannot shatter our unflinching resolve to eliminate terrorism and extremism from our motherland,’ the PM said. The Prime Minister also prayed for swift recovery of those injured during the attack. NNI