Incidents of extortion was on in rise in Peshawar for two more industrial facilities were attacked with hand grenades in the industrial area of Hayatabad.
Police told The Express Tribune that two factories came under rocket fire. on Tuesday evening.
“Those grenades exploded with a big an explosion causing general panic, as well as some nominal material damage,” he said. official of police, adding that the owners of both divisions constantly received threatening calls from Afghan numbers.
Both attacks were carried out out within 15 minutes of each other, which means that one group involved in these attacks who require payment of money”, he said, adding that several vehicles was damaged in in attack.
“Contingent of the police were sent to area along with NOS and investigation teams who inspected sites of in attack and collected CCTV footage,” he said. added. A search and rescue operation was carried out also blown away out on the estate, but no one was arrested.
Published in Express Tribune, May 12.th2022.