PESHAWAR - In the wake of Khyber Agency military operation and blast in Hangu, Peshawar police have beefed up security during Friday prayers while huge contingent of police has been deployed on main entry routes of Khyber Agency to avert any sabotaging bid.

Due to military operation in Tirah valley and Tehsil Bara, Security was put on high alert positions for averting any possible attacks of the militants who have intensified their activities in and around the city. Police have beefed up the security of all the police stations and check posts inside and out side the city; beside they have placed barbed wires and barricades in font of all the government installations.

Following the frequent attacks on police mobile and FC check posts, the high ups issued directives to police officer to keep vigilant watch on all Police posts and important installations.

The main entry points from Khyber agency has been heavily guarded by police and frontier constabulary. Fully equipped with AK-47 riffles police are stopping each and every suspected vehicles and asking about Identity and their where about.

It is mentioned here that after Friday prayers a huge blast occurred in Pat Bazar of Hango where 22 worshippers were martyred and 35 others got injured. The attack might be result of the military operation in Khyber agency Tirah valley and adjacent Orakzai agency where forces are engaged in aerial strikes to target militants’ hideouts.