Two injured in Peshawar blast

Blast took place in ground where people gather every day for Iftar. No loss of life reported.


Riaz Ahmad July 24, 2012

PESHAWAR: At least two people were injured when a medium intensity bomb went off in the Horezai area of Badabher village on Tuesday evening.

Locals told The Express Tribune that the blast occurred near a government primary school for girls in an open ground where local people gather every day in a large numbers for Iftar.

“Luckily there were very few people around because majority of them went to the mosque for prayers so only one man was seriously injured in the blast who has been identified as Feroz Shah, son of Yaqoob Shah while another Khan Nawaz was injured slightly,” said a local Mukamal Shah.

SHO Rehmat told The Express Tribune that there was no loss of life in the blast and that they had called the Bomb Disposal Unit to inspect the site.

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