7 killed,more than 110 injured in blast Peshawar, Dir Colony.


Peshawar: According to Lady Reading Hospital spokesperson Mohammad Asim, four of the deceased were students between the ages of 20 to 25.

“The blast took place in the madressah during a Quran class. Someone took a bag inside the seminary,” Waqar Azim, a senior police official.

Mohammad Ali Gandapur, another senior police official, confirmed the details. He said two teachers were among the wounded.

Senior Superintendent of Police (Operations) Mansoor Aman confirmed the explosion, saying that initial reports suggest an improvised explosive device (IED) was used in the explosion. “Five kgs of explosives were used in the blast.” The area has been cordoned off and police teams are collecting evidence, he added.

No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.The LRH spokesperson said that seven dead bodies and 70 injured have been brought to the facility.


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