PESHAWAR: A senior police official and his gunman were martyred in a blast targetting his vehicle in Hayatabad, Peshawar on Friday morning, police said.
The blast hit the vehicle as it was passing near Tatara Park, martyring Additional IG Headquarter Mohammad Ashraf Noor and his gunman.
Four others have been injured as a result of the blast. They have been taken to a nearby hospital for medical treatment.
According to police sources, the deceased AIG was on his way to work when his vehicle was targetted.
The site of the blast has been cordoned off and security forces are conducting a search operation in the area.
— This is a developing story and will be updated as further reports are received