Peshawar Blast on Warsak Road left several people injured

Peshawar Blast on Warsak Road left several people injured

Peshawar Blast on Warsak Road left several people injured

A blast from an improvised explosive device (IED) occurred on Warsak Road in Peshawar which injured seven individuals, three of whom were children.

The condition of the two injured children is critical. Rescue personnel said that the explosion happened on Warsak Road in Peshawar, close to a school and a private bank.

Peshawar Blast on Warsak Road left several people injured

Authorities on Peshawar Blast

Two children were taken to a local hospital Lady Reading Hospital (LRH). According to Warsak Superintendent of Police Arshad Khan, the incident occurred at about 9:10 a.m. near the Peshawar Public School.

SP Arshad said the criminals used a 4 kg explosive device. According to him, the determination of the precise target of the blast is unclear. The Bomb Disposal Unit (BDU) and other Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) are actively investigating the case, and a search has begun.

According to the police, there was explosive material that blasted off. Following the explosion, security personnel blocked off the area.

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The caretaker chief minister Justice (Rtd.) Syed Arshad Hussain Shah condemned the attack on Warsak Road and demanded a police report on the explosion.

The Chief Minister prayed for the quick recovery of the children harmed in the explosion. He directed the hospital administration to provide the best medical care possible to the injured children.

The police have released the CCTV footage of the explosion on Warsak Road in Peshawar. The video shows the explosion happening at 9:11 a.m. The explosive material was in the road divider in the middle.

At the time of the explosion, traffic was as usual. The explosion severely damaged surrounding buildings. A police car seems passing by a few seconds before the explosion in the footage.

According to a LRH spokeswoman, they received four injured individuals in the Warsak Road blast, including three children. Those children are hurt, ranging in age from seven to ten years.

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