PESHAWAR – Twin terror attacks rocked the capital city of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, targeting first a police van and secondly a police checkpost. (Read full report here)
The first attack on a police vehicle was a remote-controlled bomb blast which was the most damaging in terms of loss of lives and claimed six lives including five policemen.
|Staff of bomb disposal squad remove explosives from a dead body of female suicide attacker in Peshawar, Pakistan on Thursday.|
In a second attack executed by a female suicide bomber a police check-post, just few meters away from the first bomb blast site, was targeted. Police sources told that the female bomber, almost 25 years old and was wearing a suicide vest, first threw a hand grenade and then blown herself in which she fortunately didn’t succeed completely; therefore, didn’t took any life.