Peshawar.5 policemen have died in the blast in Pakistan. The death toll may increase further. At least five policemen were killed and 22 people were injured in a bomb blast near a police van in Pakistan’s Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province on Monday. The officers provided this information.
According to police, the van was targeted with an improvised explosive device in Bajaur district, Xinhua news agency reported. Police said the personnel were on their way to provide security to polio vaccination teams in the district when they were targeted. Due to which, the polio vaccination campaign was suspended.
After the incident, a large contingent of police along with the rescue team reached the area and shifted the injured to a nearby hospital, where the condition of several other injured is said to be critical. Security forces have cordoned off the area and started a search operation. No group or individual has claimed responsibility for the blast.