Islamabad: At 1:00 PM in the afternoon, an explosion jolted the police headquarters in Federal capital of Pakistan that is high security and heavily guarded area, police have condoned off the area.
A green car (Suzuki Mehran) drove inside the building, carrying 2 men to meet some officials and one man presented a box of sweets to an officer while other man was cleaning the car and suddenly explosion took place in front of Anti terrorist squad (ATS) barracks inside the Police headquarters of Islamabad, killed 8 people, and injured 7 who were transported to the PIMS hospital, on the other hand, one side of the four floor building is collapsed soon after the explosion and the suspected car is still under the debris.
Rescue and fire brigade teams have been sent to the spot and clouds of smoke could be seen, floating over the area.
Emergency has been declared in all the hospitals of Islamabad and due to busy hours of the days the traffic jam
According to sources, there have been threats of suicide attack on the FIA headquarters in Islamabad, a couple of days back.
Let me add here that Islamabad was on red alert due to in-camera session of the both houses of the parliament.
President and Prime minister condemned the attack and said that these acts of cowardice would not deter the efforts to eliminate insurgency and extremism from the country.