PESHAWAR/ISLAMABAD: A four-member committee has been comprised to investigate Sunday’s bombing in a church of Peshawar which took over 80 lives with nearly 150 injured.
Officials said the committee, alleviated by SSP Investigation, would visit the blast site today and record statements besides going through evidences collected from the site.
Sources said head of the suicide bomber would be sent to Lahore for the D.N.A test.
A pair of suicide bombers blew themselves up outside a 130-year-old Anglican church –All Saints Church – after Sunday Mass in Peshawar. There were around five to six hundred people inside the Church at the time of explosions.
Officials said at least 16 kilogram explosives were used in these blasts.
The attack came on the day when Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif left for New York to attend the 68th session of U.N. General Assembly. He will address the General Assembly on Friday.
The Prime Minister said that he himself and the entire nation are shocked and in grief over the brutality of this incident‚ which not only amounts to murder of our Christian brothers‚ sisters and children but it results to killing a nation.
The Prime Minister assured that the federal government stands by the provincial government in this hour of grief and sorrow.
Security has been alerted at churches across the country as protests against the incident are underway in different cities.