Blast in Khyber District of KPK, Additional SHO Martyred: An unfortunate blast occurred in the Khyber district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, resulting in the martyrdom of Additional SHO. Reportedly, there was intelligence about a suicide bomber hiding in a mosque. The tragic explosion ensued when the Additional SHO apprehended the suspect.
The mosque’s structure could not withstand the explosion, leaving it in ruins. There are concerns that more individuals might be trapped under the rubble.
Initial information from the IG Khyber Pakhtunkhwa points towards a suicide bombing. It’s indicated that the suspect detonated himself during the search operation.
Additional SHO Adnan Afridi, who was leading the operation, unfortunately became a casualty. Other people at the location also sustained serious injuries due to the explosion in the Ali Masjid area.
The police have confirmed the loss of the Additional SHO in the incident.
Immediate rescue operations have been put into effect, as confirmed by the police. Simultaneously, security forces have sealed off the area, and a comprehensive search operation is underway.