PESHAWAR: At least five persons were killed and at least 15 others were severely injured in a suicide explosion at Bhatta Tal market in the jurisdiction of Sar Bandh Police Station here in Peshawar on Friday (today), ARY News reports.
Rescue teams and heavy contingents of Law Enforcing Agencies (LEAs) have arrived at the scene.
The injured have been shifted to Lady Reading Hospital for immediate medical attention. The condition of the injured are known to be critical.
Rescue teams have stated that police officers alongwith women and children are amongst the wounded.
The death toll is feared to increase.