PESHAWAR - In order to thwart any untoward incident during Friday prayers, the city police beefed up security of various mosques and main entry points of the cantonment area on Friday.
Police remained vigilant on all entry routes leading from Federally Administered Tribal Areas to Peshawar. In the wake of poor law and order situation in the province, police on every Friday prayers take stringent security measures to foil any sabotaging bid.
Meanwhile, a police mobile narrowly escaped a blast that occurred at a roadside, where an explosive device was planted, in Nowshera district. The target of the device was police mobile, however the bomb exploded after the passing of the police vehicle.