TTP claimed Jamrud police attack


Ashrafuddin Pirzada
JAMRUD: Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan(TTP) through their social media accounts claimed responsibility for the Jamrud attack on Thursday in which a police constable Kalimullah and his driver were killed.

The funeral prayer of the martyred police was offered at Police lines in Jamrud which were attended by Capital City Police Officer Ahsan Abbas, deputy commissioner Khyber Arshad Mansoor, sector commander Shaokat Rana, commandant Khyber Rifles, local elders, and others. The martyred Kalimullah Afridi was later laid to rest at his ancestral graveyard in Tedibazaar in Jamrud.

Talking to this scribe, DPO Khyber Wasim Riaz confirmed the Jamrud incident as a terrorism bid and said that the martyred police blood would not go to waste. He met with the martyred police officer’s family members and condoled the loss of their dear one. CCPO Ahsan Abbas, DC Khyber Arshad Mansoor, and other military officers also met with the bereaved family members and condoled the tragic death of their family member. CCPO Ahsan Abbas on the occasion said that they were with the martyred families and would support them. He said they feel proud of the martyred police who gave life sacrifices for Pakistan.