Nine killed in another grenade attack in Peshawar
PESHAWAR: The militants launched another grenade attack in Peshawar after yesterday's terror incident in cinema, killing nine persons in Budhbher area in the outskirt of the city, ARY News reported on Wednesday.
More than 20 terrorists attacked a house with fire and hurling grenades. At least nine persons including women and children lost their lives in the terrorist incident.
The head of the peace committee and volunteers were among the victims of the deadly attack.
After an encounter with police unidentified attackers managed to escape from the scene.
The dead bodies were shifted to Khyber Medical College, rescue sources said.
Terrorist strike caused panic and harassment in the area.
Heavy contingents of the law enforcement agencies reached to the area and launched a search operation against the perpetrators of the heinous crime.
In Tueday's grenade attack in a cinema of Peshawar at least 12 persons were killed and at least 22 persons were injured.
Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar, provincial capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, has a history of massive terrorist attacks with huge losses of life including military and civilians.
Northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province bordering Afghanistan has witnessed countless militant attacks in past several years.
The militants waging a bloody war against Pakistani state, routinely target police and security forces.