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FBI investigating Peshawar suicide attack: US

WASHINGTON (September 05, 2012): United States has said that Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is leading the probe of the suicide blast that occurred in Peshawar on Tuesday at a vehicle of US consulate.United States has said that Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is leading the probe of the suicide blast that occurred in Peshawar on Tuesday at a vehicle of US consulate.

During a daily press briefing, US State Department’s spokesperson Patrick Ventrell said on Tuesday that Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) was leading the probe of the suicide blast that occurred in Peshawar at a vehicle of US consulate.

Ventrell said that whenever US personnel are involved in the attacks US does their own investigation and it is collaborating with its Pakistani partners. He also thanked Pakistani government and law enforcement agencies, saying “we commend the Pakistani security officials who saved lives, including the lives of our two personnel.”

The spokesperson said that no one has yet claimed responsibility for the attack and US is not going to speculate on who may be responsible. FBI is probing the matter.