TTP Attempt to Rock Peshawar
PESHAWAR: TTP launched suicide bomber exploded himself near the Frontier Corps (FC) check post that is close to Iranian Consulate, killing at least two FC personnel and injuring nine others, hospital sources said.
According to IG police Nasir Khan Durrani, there was one attacker who managed to reach near the FC check post. The Security personnel deployed at the check post stopped the attacker after which he detonated his explosives-laden vest.
Durrani said FC personnel stopped the attacker from reaching the Iranian Consulate, he added.
The suicide bomber reached the blast site in a white Suzuki Alto. Later, the bomb disposal squad (BDS) detonated the explosives in the vehicle. The BDS claimed the vehicle was packed with over 60 kilograms of explosives.
University Town is a posh area of Peshawar, where many non-government organisations are also based.
TTP claimed the responsibility and said that more violent actions will be taken against the citizens and forces.