Two policemen killed in Peshawar suicide blast

Islamabad, June 11 (IANS) At least two policemen were killed and six injured on Thursday in a suicide blast targeting the vehicle the deputy commandant of the Frontier Reserve Police (FRP) in Pakistan’s Peshawar city.

Senior Superintendent of Police Mian Saeed confirmed that the attack was a suicide blast which occurred near Deputy Commandant Malik Tariq’s vehicle in the city’s Hayatabad area when he was on his way to office, Dawn online reported.

According to hospital sources, the explosion left two policeman dead and six, including two policemen and two civilians, injured.

Security sources said the suicide bomber was on a motorcycle.

A Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) official said around five-six kg of explosive material was used in the making of the bomb.

The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) has claimed responsibility for the attack.

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