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Tuesday Jan 14 2020
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Web Desk

Peshawar: Blast at Karkhano checkpost injures 10

By
Web Desk

PESHAWAR: A blast at the city's Karkhano checkpost injured 10 persons, including a policeman, said police officials Tuesday. 

Police said the injured have been shifted to Hayatabad Medical Complex (HMC) for treatment. Four men and five women were brought to the hospital, according to the HMC administration. The hospital staff further confirmed that among the injured, two women were critically wounded. 

Additional Inspector General (AIG) bomb disposal squad said that the attack was caused by a hand grenade. 

After the explosion, the road linking Jamrud and Peshawar was closed for traffic. 

 Rescue teams arrived on the spot shortly after the blast to initiate relief operations. The area was cordoned off as police began an investigation to ascertain the impact of the blast.