Gunman opens fire near US consulate in Peshawar
Pakistan is difficult place to operate even the flood relief officials are targeted over their ,and the recent attack near Peshawar is also the continuence of it,few days back the extremist threatened the relief workers and now they opened fire.
Peshawar, Aug.28 (ANI): An unidentified gunman opened fire near the US consulate in Peshawar on Saturday morning, alerting security in the area.
Firing started at around 5 a.m., leading security forces to cordon off the region.Local television channels said more than one attacker was involved in the attempted terror strike.Choppers were seen hovering over the attack site.Reports said security forces have cornered at least one attacker.Saturday's incident comes days after the Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) warned of an attack on foreign aid workers involved in flood relief in the country.
A top American official, speaking on condition of anonymity, said the TTP may attack foreigners participating in relief operations in the Pakistan.