Blast in bus near Peshawar, no casualties reported

The driver saw a bomb attached to the bus via a magnet, while according to other speculations AC compressor exploded.


Web Desk July 17, 2013
The rear part of the bus received damages from the blast. PHOTO: EXPRESS

PESHAWAR: A blast struck a bus near Peshawar Motorway Interchange on Wednesday, Express News reported.

No casualties were reported in the incident.

According to the driver of the bus, he saw a bomb attached to the bus via a magnet in the side view mirror. He immediately stopped the bus and removed the passengers and the staff from the bus. The blast occurred after everyone got off the bus.

On the other hand, other speculations are that the AC compressor exploded, resulting in the blast.

The bus was en route to Peshawar from Lahore, when the blast took place, damaging the rear part of the bus.

The bomb disposal squad did not reach the spot on time and the bus was taken away for investigation.

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