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At least 9 killed, 9 injured in blast at Scheme Chowk

PESHAWAR: At least 9 people were killed including 2 children whilst 9 others were injured as a result of a massive blast here at a workshop on Thursday – ARY News reports.

According to details, the workshop was located at the Scheme Chowk with several other shops beside it. Due to the explosion 9 people were killed while 9 others were injured.

Rescue and police teams immediately rushed to the site and shifted the injured to hospital, where 3 of the injured were reported to be in critical condition.

Meanwhile, Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) team also reached the site and cordoned off it for the extraction of relative evidence, whereas 3 vehicles were also damaged completely due to the powerful explosion.

Sources told that the blast targeted communication tower of a private cellular company.



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