Peshawar Imambargah blast: Cricket Australia monitoring tour situation

The visiting team has been provided presidential-level security for the tour.

Cricket Australia is monitoring the tour situation in Pakistan following the suicide bomb blast in Peshawar. According to The Sydney Morning Herald, the team official are in touch with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade.

However, the report stated that there is no suggestion that the bomb blast will have ‘any major ramifications for the series.’ Australia is playing in Pakistan for the first time after 24 years.

The visiting team has been provided presidential-level security for the tour. According to the early reports, as many as 30 people have lost their lives in the deadly bomb blast.

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Operations Haroon Rasheed confirmed that the deadly attack was carried out by a lone suicide bomber. As per the SSP Operations, the attacker martyred the two cops deployed at the Imambargah before detonating himself.

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