Mardan: Blast damages house of jail official
MARDAN: Militants targeted the house of an official of Peshawar Central Jail at Shabaz Gari village here on early Sunday morning.
Liaqat Khan, an assistant sub-inspector at Peshawar Jail, was present in his home when militants tried to blow it up with explosive devices. The house was partially damaged in the incident.
Mr Khan, who has come home on vacations, said that he was asleep like other members of his family when the explosive devices went off.
The southern boundary wall of the house was completely destroyed while some rooms were partially damaged in the incident.
Mr. Liaquat Khan lodged an FIR with Shahbaz Gari Police Station.