A bomb planted at bicycle went off at Risalpur bazaar in Nowshera district, killing 10 persons and wounding eight others, DPO Muhammad Hussain Khan told mediapersons here on Thursday.DPO Nowshera said the time bomb was fitted in a bicycle, parked in the small bazaar which went off suddenly with a big bang at around 8:30 p.m, killing 10 people on the spot and eight other injured.
The blast also damaged the shops and two restaurants of the small markets. Soon after blast the officials of the law enforcing agencies and police reached the scene. The victims could not be immediately ascertained.
They also rushed the injured to nearby District Headquarter Hospital Nowshera and Sheikh Maltoon Hospital, Mardan.