• Four people injured in Peshawar blast

    Four people were injured in a blast in city’s Kala bari File Photo Four people were injured in a blast in city’s Kala bari

    At least four people were injured in a blast in city’s Kala bari, Saddar area on Saturday morning.

    According to initial reports, the bomb went off at a car parked in the market of Kala Bari area.

    Police and rescue teams rushed to the spot after reports of explosion started making rounds.

    The officials of the Bomb Disposal Squad also reached the site shortly afterwards.

    All the injured were moved to a nearby hospital.

    Buildings in the surrounding area were also partially damaged in the explosion.

    Spokesperson of the Lady Reading Hospital said two injured including a child were brought to the facility.

    Inspector General KP Salahuddin said the blast occurred in a car parked in the area.

    The explosives were planted in the vehicle, he said. He confirmed that a woman and a child were injured in the explosion.

    Buildings in the surrounding area were also partially damaged in the explosion.

    The nature of the blast couldn’t be determined as yet.

    Law enforcement agencies cordoned off the area and started searching the vicinity.

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