PESHAWAR: The home where terrorists were hiding in Hayatabad of Peshawar demolished when the bomb disposal squad was defusing the planted explosives.
After hours of prolonged exchange of fires, Army commandos and police have successfully eliminated all terrorists at a house in Phase-VII of Hayatabad.
While defusing the explosives at the house, the entire building was demolished.
Forces also found a motorcycle filled with explosive items which were subsequently also defused.
It is to be noted that this operation began around 11 pm on Monday after Law Enforcing Agencies (LEAs) raided the house on the secret information indicating the presence of some terrorists.
The terrorists opened directed firing on police, injuring a cop, who later scummed to his wounds and embraced martyrdom.
KP Information Minister Shaukat Yousufzai has also confirmed the death of police personnel.
Corps Commander Lt Gen Shaheen Mazhar Mehmood also paid a visit to the spot to review the proceedings of the operation against terrorist and lauded the timely efforts of security forces.