Two FC men killed, nine injured in suicide attack

Peshawar: Two personnel of Frontier Corps (FC) were killed in nine other injured when a suicide attacker blew himself up at the check post close to Iranian Consulate near to town police station on Tuesday.

Police said the suicider came by white Suzuki car and he was trying to enter in Iranian consulate however he was intercepted by FC men at the check post therefore he blew himself up killing at least two FC personnel and injuring nine others who were shifted to nearby Khyber Teaching Hospital where condition two of them is stated be serious.

Bomb disposal squad took a long time to clear the car which the suicider used to reach the spot. Police also resorted to aerial firing to disperse the people gathered near the spot after the first blast.

Soon after the blast heavy contingent of Police reached the spot and cordoned off the area and started search operation in the surrounding areas.

Iranian Consulate is situated opposite to the Town Police station.

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