According to district police chief (DPO) Shafiullah, law enforcement agencies were suspicious of prayer leader Qari Naeemullah. He blew himself up when the policemen tried to stop him.
The DPO further said that two others were also injured in the blast. however, their condition is out of danger.
He also said that Naeemullah was also arrested in the past due to suspicion of his involvement in militant activities.