Interior Minister Sheikh Rasheed, in a video message, has revealed that all three suspects involved in the suicide blast inside an Imam Bargah in Peshawar have been identified by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) police and investigation agencies.

He said the police and agencies are closing in on the suspects and they would be arrested in the next two to three days.

Earlier, the minister hinted at the involvement of foreign forces in the attack.


A suicide bomb attack hit Peshawar resulting in 63 deaths on Friday.

According to CCTV footage of the attack, a man dressed in a traditional shalwar kameez shot two policemen as he entered the mosque.

AFP reported that the militant Islamic State group had claimed the suicide bombing. According to reports, the investigators are checking the biometric data of people who had recently entered Pakistan from Afghanistan.