Charsadda suicide bombers were Uzbek nationals: DPO

  • Posted at: 22 Feb, 2017, in Pakistan

PESHAWAR: District Police Officer Charssadda Sohail Khalid has said that all three bombers who attacked a lower court in Tangi tehsil of Charsadda district were Uzbek nationals.In a brief chat with local media men here Tuesday, he said that investigation into the suicide bombing on the lower judiciary has been started on scientific lines as considerable progress has been made.He said four suspects have been arrested by the District Police after the bombing on the lower court.The suspects have been taken to undisclosed location for interrogation.He said that three 9 mm pistols and five unexploded hand grenades have also been recovered d from t their possession.He maintained that the bombers had detonated five hand grenades during the attack.Regional Police Officer, Ejaz Khan said that the bombers used 8-10 Kg of explosives during the assault on courts.It merits a mention here that seven persons were killed and 23 injured when three bomber were shot dead while trying to enter the premises of the lower courts. – APP


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