PESHAWAR: At least five people were killed and 20 others were injured in a suicide blast near a police van in Bhatta Tal Bazar on Friday, AAJ News reported.
According to the initial details, a police van was on routine patrol in a crowded marketplace when the blast occurred. Among the injured were sub-inspector Bukhari Shah and two other policemen.
SP Cantt. Security forces have cordoned off the area and an investigation has been launched.
According to the police, the body parts of the suicide bomber have also been found. Following the blast, rescue teams and security forces immediately cordoned off the area, while injured are being shifted to the hospital.