PESHAWAR: An improvised explosive device (IED) went off on Warsak Road in Peshawar on Friday morning, killing two security personnel and injuring two others.
The Superintendent of Police (Rural) Shakir Bangash said that a convoy of security forces was passing through the Mathra Bazaar area of Peshawar when the IED planted on a motorcycle exploded.
The police official said that four to five kilograms of explosive material was used in the blast.
Meanwhile, the security personnel reached the blast site and cordoned off the area.
The dead and injured persons were shifted to Combined Military Hospital (CMM) Peshawar.
In a statement, the Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Sardar Mehtab Khan strongly denounced the attack and said that such cowardly acts cannot stop the security forces from wiping out the menace of terrorism.
Sardar Mehtab also expressed sympathies with the bereaved family.