While expressing grief over the incident, he extended his prayers to the injured victims on twitter.

ISLAMABAD (Dunya News) - Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf (PTI) chief Imran Khan on Friday strongly condemned the terrorist attack at the Agriculture Directorate that killed three people.

While expressing grief over the incident, he extended his prayers to the injured victims on twitter.

Khan also hugely commended the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police force and army personnel for their rapid action against terrorists and concluding a successful operation.

Other PTI members also weighed in and while denouncing the attack prayed for the victims and their families. They also praised the KP police for their efficient timely response.

In a joint operation, security forces killed all the terrorists, who opened firing at the Agriculture Directorate located in front of Peshawar University on early Friday.

According to Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), five burqa-clad terrorists stormed the building and resorted to intermittent firing that killed three people and severely injured 17 people including two policemen and one journalist who were then shifted to Khyber Teaching Hospital. Three people

The area where the incident occurred is a hub for educational institutions in the city including the university of Peshawar. The incident comes amid tight security across Pakistan as it celebrates the birthday of the Prophet Mohammed (PBUH).