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Terrorists Carry Out Suicide Attack In Peshawar

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A huge blast was heard in Peshawar Press Club. Later the police confirmed that vehicle in which FC commandant was traveling was targeted by a suicide attacker. According to latest report, FC commandant was killed in the attack. Several other people were also killed in the attack. The latest attack has created more terror and fear in the province and tribal areas situated on Pak-Afghan border. It is tragic to note that flood has been playing havoc in the region and there were expectations that terrorists will cease their activities, but the latest attack is an indication that terrorists are still active.

According to reports gathered from various sources, Commandant FC Sifwat Ghayur along with at least four guards has been
killed in a powerful suicide blast in Peshawar area of Saddar, Geo News
quoted SP Cantt Wednesday.

The SP Cantonment said the suicide bomber targeted the FC vehicle, adding the injured have been shifted to LRH.

The
blast occurred at Deens Chowk, a usually crowded commercial spot. The
blast damaged at least three vehicles including one FC's vehicle
carrying Sifwat Ghayur, FC's Commandant.

The FC Headquarters is situated near the blast site.

The
Bomb Disposal Squad, police and other law enforcement agencies
approached the area before long and put a security cordon around the
blast site.

The firefighters are busy with efforts putting out the fire that encompassed the vehicles after the blast.
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Muhammad Khurshid, a resident of Bajaur Agency, tribal areas situated on Pak-Afghan border is journalist by profession. He contributes articles and news stories to various online and print newspapers. His subject matter is terrorism. He is also (more...)
 
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