Peshawar on high alert following Lahore serial blasts
Peshawar: Following the serial bomb blasts in Lahore, security has been beefed up in Peshawar with officials expressing fears over the city being next on the terror hit list.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) (Operations), Peshawar, Kareem Khan said all security measures have been taken to prevent any untoward incident in the city.
Khan said over 40 persons have been detained by the city police during combing operations across the provincial capital.
Police patrolling has been intensified and a tight vigil is being maintained on all check posts and entry and exit points of the city, The Daily Times reports.