PESHAWAR - At least four policemen were killed and 25 others sustained multiple injuries when a police bus hit a landmine in Torghar district, a mountainous region of restive Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, on Saturday morning. Eyewitnesses said that a police bus carrying around 32 newly recruited policemen was on its way from Judba Police Headquarters, Torghar, to Police Headquarters, Abbottabad, when it suddenly hit a landmine placed by miscreants in Jatkol locality. Resultantly, four policemen were killed on the spot while 25 others sustained injuries. The policemen, who lost their lives in the incident, were identified as Fazal Rehman, Banaras Khan, Inamullah and Nadeem, while the injured included Sher Afzal, Gul Sheenullah, Maazullah, Asif, Rafiullah, Altaf, Hussain Rehman, Haroon, Mohsinullah, Habib Ahmad, Bahrullah, Taj Muhammad, Gul Moeen, Wahinullah and Wasim Ahmad. Names of other injured were not ascertained till filing this report. All the 25 injured policemen were rushed to District Headquarters Hospital Battagram, however four of them were referred to Ayub Medical College (AMC) Abbottabad. Law enforcement agencies soon after the blast rushed towards the site and cordoned off the area and launched a search operation, however no arrest was made till filing of this report. The sources in police said that police bus was carrying some 32 newly recruited jawans for training to Abbottabad. It was a severe blast as the whole bus has been damaged. They said that number of casualties might go up as some of the injured were in critical condition. Meanwhile Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor, Barrister Masood Kausar has strongly condemned the terrorist attack on police bus and expressed his deep shock and sorrow over the loss of precious lives. In his condolence message, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Chief Minister Amir Haider Khan Hoti has condemned the terrorist attack in strong words and expressed profound grief over loss of precious lives. He directed the administration of the district and hospital to provide better treatment facilities to the injured. The chief minister prayed for eternal peace of martyrs and expressed solidarity with their heirs. He said that attacks on law enforcement personnel were aimed at degrading their spirit, adding the terrorists will not accomplish their evil designs.