Peshawar: As many as three persons, including two FRP personnel and one passer-by were killed. Deputy Commandant FRP Malik Tariq and 3 policemen were injured in a suicide attack on vehicle of FC Deputy Commandant, in the Hayat Abad area.

As per reports, Deputy Commandant FPR along with his guards was on his way from his residence to office, when a suicide attacker hit vehicle of commandant FPR with his motorcycle in phase 5 at Hayat Abad, killing three persons, including two FPR personnel and one passerby. Deputy commandant Malik Tariq, his three guards and driver were injured.

The injured were rushed to Hayat Abad Medical Complex and two FPR personnel succumbed to injuries.

Confirming the incident, SSP Mian Saeed said Deputy Commandant Malik Tariq vehicle was targeted at a distance of a few meters from his residence.

Incharge disposal squad Shafqat Malik, while making confirmation of suicide attack said, seven kilogram explosive material was used in the blast. The attacker was wearing suicide jacket and he hit his motorcycle with the vehicle.