3 killed, 4 injured in Peshawar blast


At least four persons were killed while three others were injured in a powerful blast here on Thursday, police said.
According to an eye witness, the blast occurred in a garbage dump near a private school in Matni Bazar at the outskirts of Peshawar. Another eye witness said that the blast occurred in a vehicle in Lagawar Khor area while heading towards Kala Khel area.
According to police, the bomb blast hit a vehicle in Matani Bazaar. As a result, at least four persons lost their lives in the blast while three others sustained injuries.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Ijaz Ahmed said that at least four kilogramme of explosive material was used in the blast. He said that a peace lashkar was being made in Kakakhel due to which the vehicle was targeted.
The dead bodies and injured were moved to Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar.