Security personnel inspect the site of a bomb blast in Bara province at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa district of Peshawar on July 20, 2023. — AFP
Security personnel inspect the site of a bomb blast in Bara province at Khyber Pakhtunkhwa district of Peshawar on July 20, 2023. — AFP

DI KHAN: At least four policemen were martyred in a terrorist attack in Dera Ismail Khan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, on Thursday as people head country undergoes a polling process for the 2024 general elections, Geo News reported.

According to the police, the militants attacked the police vehicle with a grenade in the Kulachi Tehsil, injuring three other policemen with one of them in critical condition. 

Earlier in the morning, the Ministry of Interior suspended cellular services “temporarily” across Pakistan as part of security measures as the nation votes today in the general elections.

An interior ministry’s spokesperson said that precious lives were lost in recent incidents of terrorism in the country in the run-up to the general elections.


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