Punjab, Sindh on high alert post Peshawar blast

Punjab, Sindh have been put on high alert after blast rocked Peshawar’s Dil Colony, killing seven and injuring more than hundred people on Tuesday (today).

Authorities have heightened security in Punjab and Sindh following deadly blast in Peshawar in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

Inspector General (IG) Punjab Inam Ghani has directed security to be increased in red zones areas with increased checkpoints across the province.

Meanwhile, IG Sindh Mushtaq Ahmed Mahar also issued new directives amid possible security threats following Peshawar blast.

Furthermore, Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Quetta Abdul Razzaque Cheema has said that security measures have been increased at all entry and exit points of the city.

The development comes as earlier, after a blast at a seminary in Peshawar’s Dil Colony killed seven people, while injuring more than 100 people.

The wounded were shifted to Lady Reading Hospital and Naseerullah Babar Memorial Hospital.

Earlier, National Counter Terrorism Authority (NACTA) on October 22nd last week, had warned of terrorist attacks being planned by Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) in Quetta and Peshawar.