PESHAWAR: Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP), Banaras Khan Friday narrowly escaped a life attempt when a remote-controlled bomb exploded at Chughul Pura road in the jurisdiction of Faqirabad Police Station.
According to police, unknown miscreants had planted IED containing one kg explosives near a manhole in Chughal Pura area that exploded with a bang. The prime target of the bomb was Banaras Khan, as he had passed from the area a short while ago. However, he remained safe, police said.
Soon after the explosion, security forces reached the scene and cordoned off the area and started search operation to nab the culprits.