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PESHAWAR: Additional Inspector General HQ Ashraf Noor was martyred as a suicide blast targeting his convoy occurred in Peshawar’s Hayatabad area early Friday morning.
IG K-P Salahudin Mehsud confirmed Ashraf’s demise in the blast. According to Public Relation officer, Hayatabad Medical Complex Tauheed Zulfiqar, five injured persons, including one with serious injuries are being treated at the facility.
The explosion occurred near Zarghooni Mosque following which firing was also heard. Rescue and security officials arrived at the scene of the incident and cordoned off the area.