Militants fire mortar bombs in Peshawar


Militants on Tuesday fired five mortar bombs into Hayatabad Phase 6 area of Peshawar injuring seven persons.

Police officials confirmed that seven persons including a woman were injured in the explosions.

Two of the mortars fell near houses and two landed in an empty plot. Nearby houses in the vicinity were damaged and the windows of several houses were shattered as a result of the blasts.

One mortar hit a vehicle injuring a woman whereas six others pedestrians were also injured.

All wounded were shifted to the Hayatabad Medical Complex for basic medical treatment where the condition of all injured was reported as out of danger.