Grenade explosions hurt 14 people in Charsadda
CHARSADDA: At least 14 people injured including children and women in as many as five low intensity blasts in Shabqadar town of district Charsadda in early hours of the Saturday morning, ARY News reported.
According to sources, unidentified armed men hurled a hand grenade outside a School in Zarib Kor area of the Tehsil, injuring a child and a watchman.
In another attack, a hand grenade was lobbed outside a home in Mosul Kor area, injuring six children and five women. The injured were shifted to District Headquarter Hospital Charsadda for medical assistance.
Separately, crackers hurled at three houses in Miro area of Charsadda district.
The police and other law enforcement agencies have started a search operation in aftermath of the attacks to apprehend the culprits involved in the attack.
No group has claimed responsibility of the attacks. However, the low intensity blasts in the Tehsil have triggered fear and panic among the residents with no clue about the motive of the attacks.
Police have started an investigation into the attacks.