Policeman martyred, another hurt in Peshawar blast


A policeman was martyred while another injured in a bomb blast near police mobile van on Thursday.

Rescue sources said that unidentified miscreants targeted a mobile van of police through improvised explosive device (IED) at Charsadda road in the provincial capital Peshawar.

The mobile police van was partially damaged in the explosion leaving two policemen injured.

The injured policemen were shifted to hospital where one officer succumbed to his wounds.

The police cordoned off the area after the IED blast and conducted search operation. No arrest has been made so far.