Militancy: Car bomb kills three near Peshawar

Peshawar’s bomb disposal chief Hukam Khan said up to 50 kilograms of explosives were packed in the car


Afp June 21, 2011

PESHAWAR: At least three people, including a child, were killed on Monday in a car bomb blast targeting an anti-Taliban lashkar leader outside Peshawar, police said. The bombing outside the compound of lashkar commander Altaf Khan in the restive Matani suburb of Peshawar also wounded seven others and damaged a boundary wall and shops in the street, they said. “At least three people were killed and seven others were wounded,” senior police official Kalam Khan told AFP, confirming the blast came from a car bomb. “A nine-year-old child is also among the death,” Khan said. Peshawar’s bomb disposal chief Hukam Khan said up to 50 kilograms of explosives were packed in the car

and detonated remotely. AFP





Published in The Express Tribune, June 21st, 2011.

 

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