Rawalpindi (Staff Report): Funeral prayers of 11 security personnel who martyred in a suicide attack in Swat on Saturday, offered in Peshawar.
Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, Commander Peshawar Corps and other senior civil and military officials attended the funeral prayers.
General Bajwa later visited the CMH Hospital in the provincial capital to meet those injured in the incident.
A suicide attack targetted at an Army unit in Swat's tehsil Kabal on Saturday evening claimed lives of 11 security personnel and left 13 others injured.
The attacker had targetted the sports area of the armed forces' unit in the Shareefabad area of the tehsil. A large contingent of security personnel had secured the area after the attack and started an initial investigation into the blast.