KP Police register FIR of Peshawar ATI attack

Khyber Pakhtunkhuwa (KP) police has registered the FIR of Directorate of Agricultural Training Institute in Peshawar. 

The case was registered in CTD police station in Peshawar. Clauses of murder, terrorism, attack on police and other were included in the case, media reported. 

At least nine people were killed and 37 injured in a militant attack at Directorate of Agricultural Training Institute (ATI) in Peshawar yesterday morning. 

The university had remained closed today as the country celebrates Eid Miladun Nabi (pbuh) while a large number of students were present in the hostel building.

The injured were admitted to Khyber Teaching Hospital where an emergency was imposed.

According to Hayatabad Medical Complex Director Shahzad Akbar said six dead and 18 injured were brought to the hospital. While, sources in Khyber Teaching Hospital said they had received three bodies and 17 wounded.

Among the inured are: seven students, 2 Frontier Corps (FC) personnel, one police officer, a guard, and a journalist.

According to Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR), four armed militants, who entered the hostel building in rickshaw and opened fire at the guard, were killed by security forces. 

In a statement ISPR stated that the area was cleared. DG ISPR Major General Asif Ghafoor also said, “Peace has been restored in the country. As compared to 2008, the conditions have improved drastically.”  

Regarding Afghanistan forces he said, “Afghan forces are not as experienced as Pakistan forces. We are supporting Afghanistan as much as possible and sharing intelligence reports. Afghan refugees should return to their country now. ”

In conclusion he said, “No Muslim will would carry out an attack on such a day, referring to 12 Rabi ul Awal. Terrorists have no links with Islam.”

According to unconfirmed reports the attack was claimed by the Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan.

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