Suicide blast in Peshawar leaves 2 dead and 9 injured

The consulate is situated in a residential area and has schools in its vicinity as well.

Web Desk February 24, 2014
Pakistani security personnel stand guard outside the Iranian consulate following a suicide bomb attack in Peshawar on February on February 24, 2014. PHOTO: AFP

PESHAWAR: A suicide blast targeting a Frontier Corps (FC) checkpost near the Iranian consulate on University Road left two FC officials dead and nine injured on Monday, Express News reported.

SP Ahsanullah confirmed that the blast was suicidal in nature and stated that after the bomber was stopped from entering the checkpost in his car, he triggered the bomb.

Security officials have cordoned off the area in efforts to carry out an investigation and the police have seized the car that allegedly belonged to the individual.

The injured are being taken to Khyber Teaching Hospital.

The blast was followed by firing by the security guards of the Iranian consulate.

The consulate is located in a residential area and has schools in its vicinity.



dIlip | 7 years ago | Reply

It is really sad that people are being killed on the orders of a few!!! May it be the taliban leaders or the government who issues the orders. Pakistan was created for all it's residents. Will the killings ever stop??? May it be Fata or Karachi, is this what Pakistan was created for???

Ch. Allah Daad | 7 years ago | Reply

Terrorists have hit residential areas and schools, therefore consulate's location doesn't matter for them.

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