PNA senator’s home attacked by bomb in Peshawar


The house of Awami National Party (ANP) Senator Haji Hidayatullah was attacked by a bomb in Din Bahar settlement, it was reported on Sunday. Everyone inside the house remained safe.

The senator said everyone inside the house fell to the ground as soon as the bomb fell inside. Therefore, avoid any casualties.

The Counter Terrorism Service (CTD) and police personnel rushed to the scene as soon as the incident was reported.

According to the police, the bomb was made locally and was thrown by unidentified assailants on motorcycles. They quickly fled.

Condemning the incident, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Mehmood Khan ordered law enforcement authorities to take immediate action and arrest the culprits. He said they cannot escape the clutches of the law.

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Bomb explosion in Mardan

Earlier this week, a bomb attack at a police station in Mardan, KP left one dead and two injured.

The attack, which killed station official Maqsood Chawoki, took place at Chamtar police station on Nisata road at 11:20 a.m.

Upon receipt of the reports, Rescue 1122 ambulances and medical teams were dispatched to the scene.

Locals said ambulances had arrived at the site and rescue operations were over, while the surrounding area was cordoned off.

Valerie J. Wallis