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.