Five reportedly injured and 2 martyred in Peshawar blast


PESHAWAR: A blast ripped through a busy street of Peshawar on Wednesday, with initial reports claiming injuries to six to seven people and 2 martyred, ARY News reported.

According to our correspondent, the blast occurred near Peshawar Development Authority office in Hayatabad Phase 5. It is learnt that blast targeted a government vehicle.

The nature of the blast couldn’t be determined as yet. The Bomb Disposal Squad has been sent to the spot along with rescue teams.

Police contingent has already reached the crime site.

After the deadly Lahore blast that claimed at least 16 lives, Peshawar was put on high alert in view of looming terror threat.




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