Peshawar Bomb Blast: 18 Kills
Peshawar: At least 18 people, including two women, were killed and 42 others, among them women and children, injured as a blast occurred in Peshawar, apparently targeting a bus of government employees, police said on Friday.
Police said the remote controlled bomb was planted on Charsadda road within the remits of Dawoodzai police station.
SSC Rural areas Shafaullah said the bus was carrying secretariat employees. He said the bomb was detonated by a remote control device.
10 bodies were taken to Lady Reading Hospital.Eyewitness said several victims were in critical condition with severe burn injuries. Other bodies and 21 injured people were shifted to Charsadda District Hospital.
The hospital administration confirmed that 8 people including two women were killed in the blast.