PESHAWAR - Four police personnel including a sub-inspector were killed and two others seriously injured when an explosive device hit a police van on Kohat Road here on Tuesday evening.
The blast badly damaged the police vehicle which resulted in killing of four police personnel and injuring of two others seriously.
Soon after the incident rescue teams and Edhi ambulances rushed towards the site and shifted the injured persons to Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar where they were provided emergency medical treatment.
Heavy contingent of police rushed to the blast site and cordoned off the area. Police and Bomb Disposal Squad collected evidences from blast site and started search in the area.
According to Bomb Disposal Squad, around one kilogram explosive were used in the attack and its target was Additional Station House Officer Hazrat Ali.
The killed personnel included Hussain Khan while two others personnel were injured.
It is worth mentioning here that in the last few months attacks against police have increased and several police personnel were killed in the last few months of 2012 in the fresh spate of terrorism.