Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah said that Law enforcement agencies have asserted the suspects, allegedly involved in a suicide attack in Islamabad’s Sector I-10.
Speaking to a private news channel, the interior minister claimed that law enforcement agencies (LEAs) arrested suspects allegedly involved in Islamabad’s suicide attack, which claimed the life of a policeman.
Interior Minister Rana Sanaullah said that Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) had accepted responsibility for the attack, adding that the LEAs have arrested around four to five suspects while their handlers have also been apprehended.
He pointed out that the taxi driver was ‘innocent and was not involved in the attack as the suspects had rented the cab from him. “The suspects had traveled from Kurram Agency to Rawalpindi,” he added.
Earlier in the day, the Islamabad police issued a special security plan amid a possible threat of a terrorist attack following the suicide bombing in the I-10 Sector.
According to the security plan unveiled by Capital police, security check posts have been established at 25 different locations in Islamabad while Safe City cameras will record Red Zone entrances.
The US and Saudi Embassy also issued alerts for his staff. Keeping the whole situation under review Islamabad Police security has also been beefed up.
It is pertinent to mention here that a policeman was martyred and six others, including four fellow cops, were injured in a suicide blast in Islamabad’s I-10/4 sector.