Two police soldiers who were killed in a mistakenly grenade explosion last night were laid to rest with state honor in their ancestral graveyards in teshil Bara, district Khyber here on Friday.
It is to be stated here that two police soldiers passed away and two others sustained injuries in an unintentional grenade blast in Levies Center, Shahkas.
Joint funeral prayers of the two police martyrs were offered in Levies Center, Shahkas,Jamrud on Friday that was attended by Inspector General Khyber Pakhtunkwa Akhtar Hayat Khan, Sector Commander,Deputy Commissioner, Khyber Aabdunasir,District Police Officer(DPO)Khyber Saleem Kulachi and large number of police and administration officials, tribal elders and relatives of the deceased officials.
As per District Police Officer(DPO)Saleem Kulachi on Thursday midnight, Deputy Superintendent Police(DSP)headquarter Muhammad Nawaz was on sudden inspection of police checkpoints to review security measures in Levies Center, when a grenade, carrying by the on-duty police personnel in one of the posts unintentionally exploded.
As a result two police soldiers passed away on the spot and while two others including DSP Muhammad Nawaz got injured.
The deceased were identified as Constable Shah Mehmood and Constable Islam Gul while Muhammad Nawaz Khan and ASI Barkat sustained wounds and were under treatment in Hayatabad Medical Complex, Peshawar.
Inquiry had been ordered to probe the cause of the mishap, DPO said.
Funeral prayer of two deceased police officials offered in Jamrud