Roadside bomb kills 10 in Kohat

KOHAT: At least 10 people were killed and over a dozen injured as a planted roadside bomb went off near Peshawar Chowk, Kohat on Sunday, ARY News reported.

However, Inspector General Police Khyber Pakhtonkhwa Nasir Durrani told ARY News that a blast occurred near Hangu Road. He said the blast occurred when a suzuki van reached the road and explosives planted along the street went off. He said a passing rickshaw and a vehicle were also affected in the blast.

Police said a 5-kg explosives were used in the blast.

Injured and the dead have been shifted to nearby hospitals in Kohat and Peshawar.                                                                                                   

Hospital sources said several injured persons are in critical condition.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       

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Roadside bomb kills 10 in Kohat

by Azhar Khan