Ahsan Iqbal lauds security forces for effectively responding to terrorist attack in Peshawar
ISLAMABAD: Interior Minister Ahsan Iqbal on Friday once again reiterated the commitment of the government to root out terrorism from the country at all costs.
Addressing a high-level security meeting in Peshawar, he lauded the forces for efficiently responding to the terrorist attack in Peshawar and saving the nation from a great disaster.
The meeting was also attended by Governor Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, Advisor to Prime Minister Amir Muqaam, IGP Salahuddin Mehsud and other high officials.
Later, Ahsan Iqbal along with Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra and Amir Muqaam visited Hayatabad Medical Complex Peshawar and inquired about the health of those injured in the attack.
Nine people were martyred and twenty-five others injured in a terrorist attack at Agriculture Training Institute in Peshawar on Friday.
According to police, three terrorists broke into the premises of the institute and opened indiscriminate fire. Soon after receiving the report, police, Army, and Rapid Response Force personnel entered the premises and engaged the terrorists.
The security forces killed all the terrorists and recovered a huge quantity of arms and ammunition from the building.