Police officials on Tuesday stated that the previous day’s mysterious blast at a counter-terrorism department (CTD) workplace inside the Kabal area of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa’s (K-P) Swat Valley become because of explosives within the building and now not due to terrorism.

The CTD office collapsed to the ground on Monday after a large explosion killed at the least 17 humans and injured 53 others, in general policemen.K-P Inspector General (IG) Akhtar Hayat Gandapur spoke to media employees and said that 5 prisoners arrested on charges of terrorism had been killed in the blast. He added that nine policemen and 3 civilians had been additionally killed.

IG Gandapur clarified that the explosion turned into resulting from explosives detonating in the police station, “no longer terrorism”.

He maintained that police officials have been investigating the “negligence” and other elements of the blast.District Police Officer (DPO) Swat Shafiullah Gandapur additionally said that the incident become now not a terrorist attack however was because of explosives in the police station.

Meanwhile, resources claimed that the preliminary file concerning the blast had no longer been filed.The debris elimination persisted nowadays, with stores in close by markets also severely broken due to the incident.

A mass funeral for the martyred law enforcement officials was held at the Kabal police line.After the incident, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif took to Twitter to “strongly condemn the suicide attack” on the CTD police station in Swat.

“Nation is deeply grieved over the martyrdom of police officers. Our police had been the primary line of defence against terrorism. We will no longer relaxation until we do away with this scourge. My condolences to bereaved families,” he wrote.

K-P Caretaker Chief Minister Muhammad Azam Khan also “condemned” the incident even as expressing sorrow over the loss of treasured human lives.

Soon after the incident, CM Khan ordered government to expedite rescue paintings and offer scientific treatment to the injured. He additionally prayed for the martyrs and the fast recovery of the injured.