An IIPM Initiative
Sunday, January 23, 2022
 
 

Six die in Peshawar suicide bombing

 

AGENCIES | Islamabad, April 29, 2013 11:15
Tags : Pakistan blast | Peshawar | Bomb blast |
 

Peshawar suicide bombingSix people were killed and 38 wounded Monday when a suicide bomber rammed his motorcycle loaded with explosives into a bus in Peshawar, police said.

The suicide bombing took place on University Road, close to a police vehicle, Geo TV reported.

"At least six people were killed and 38 others were wounded in the bomb blast," a police officer said.

An earlier report had put the toll at three.

"The commissioner, who passed just a minute before on the road, was the target of the bombing, but he escaped unhurt as the bomber missed the target and struck his motorcycle into a passenger bus," a police officer was quoted as saying.

The suicide bomber's body parts were found at the blast site.

Officials estimated the explosives weighed up to six kg.

Rate this article:
Bad Good    
Current Rating 0
 
 
Post CommentsPost Comments




Issue Dated: Feb 5, 2017