SP among five killed, 40 injured in sui­cide blast

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A sui­cide bomber here Wed­nes­day at­tacked the ve­hi­cle of SP In­ves­ti­ga­tion, Hi­lal Haider Khan in con­gested Qis­sakhwani bazaar in City, killing him along with four other per­sons and wound­ing 40 oth­ers.

SP City, Asif Iqbal told jour­nal­ists that it was a sui­cide at­tack in which the bomber came on foot in a flash and blew him­self up close to the ve­hi­cle of SP In­ves­ti­ga­tion, Hi­lal Haider when reached at Khan Raziq Sha­heed po­lice sta­tion. As re­sult SP In­ves­ti­ga­tion, Hi­lal Haider, his driver Ilyas, gun­man Mu­rad Khan and two passersby whose iden­tity could not be as­cer­tained were killed on-the-spot.

As many as 40 peo­ple were wounded in the at­tack. The ve­hi­cle of slain po­lice of­fi­cer was to­tally de­stroyed in the blast. The funeral prayer of the slain SP would be of­fered at Ma­lik Saad Sha­heed Po­lice Lines at 2:00 p.m.

DIG Bomb Dis­posal Sqaud, Shafqat Ma­lik while talk­ing to re­porters con­firmed the blast as sui­cide at­tack and said that 6 to 7 kilo­grams ex­plo­sives were used in the at­tack.

The injured were rushed to Lady Read­ing Hospi­tal where con­di­tion of some was stated to be crit­i­cal. Many of the shops, build­ings and ve­hi­cles were badly dam­aged. The bang of the blast was heard far and wide. The law en­forcers cor­doned off the area and started in­ves­ti­ga­tions to find out the in­volved per­pe­tra­tors.

The injured were iden­ti­fied as Adur Rah­man son of Ab­dul Hameed res­i­dent of Wazir Bagh, Al­mas Khan son of Shah­sawar Khan res­i­dent of Kak­shal Peshawar, Amir Shah son of Ka­bil Shah res­i­dent of Hangu, Ar­bad Ali Khan son of Arbab M Jan res­i­dent of Akhoon Abad Peshawar, Basher Zada son of Sherzada, Faizan Ali Ah­mad res­i­dent of Mahalla Jangi Peshawar, Farhan son of Nisar Ah­mad res­i­dent of Hasht­na­gri Peshawar, Far­man Shah son of Sher Shah res­i­dent of Dalazak Road, Habib Ur Rah­man son ofMum­taz Khan res­i­dent of Lakki Mar­wat, Hasina w/o An­jum res­i­dent of Khy­ber Bazaar Peshawar, Hizarud­din, Ir­shad son of M Wali res­i­dent of Cha­gar Matti Peshawar, Izat Ul­lah son of Fa­zli Ra­heem res­i­dent of Gu­jar Abad, Jalil son of Sakar Din res­i­dent of Matani, Jalil (Sub In­spec­tor), Javeed son of Gul Faraz res­i­dent of Mashokhel Peshawar, Laiq Shah son of Said Ali Shah res­i­dent of Matani, M As­lam son of Nawab Khan res­i­dent of Lakki Mar­wat, M Iqbal son of Taj Muham­mad res­i­dent of Dairy Bagh­wanan, Mu­nir Ah­mad son of Inam Muham­mad, res­i­dent of Hangu, Naik Muham­mad son of Gha­reeb Shahres­i­dent of Malakand, Nas­rul­lah Jan son of Ba­hadar Khan res­i­dent of Pakha Ghu­lam Peshawar, Nia­mat Wazir Muham­mad, Ra­heem Gul son of Chaman Gul res­i­dent of Ghari Ka­mar Din Peshawar, Rasheed Khan, son of Tawas Khan, Ra­sool Khan, son of Haji Malook Khan, Rus­tum Hashim res­i­dent of Hazar Kh­wani, Sabz Ali son of Ab­dur Razaq, Salih Muham­mad son of Wali Muham­mad res­i­dent of Matani, Sub­hani res­i­dent of Said Sharf Gul res­i­dent of Swat Malam­jaba, Tahira w/o Nisar Ah­mad res­i­dent Hasht­na­gri, Wali Ul­lah son of Sher Alam res­i­dent of Faqir Kalay, Yar Jan son of Faraz Khan res­i­dent of Peshawar and Za­far Khattak son of Jan Bad­shah, res­i­dent of Karak.

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