15 killed in bomb blast in govtg employees’ bus


Peshawar: At least 15 people were killed and several others injured when an explosive device hit a bus carrying government servants here on Friday. Police sources said a bus carrying civil secretariat employees was targeted at Charsada Road. More than 60 people were commuting on the bus at that time. Rescue and hospital sources said at least 15 people were killed and several others injured. Doctors feared rise in death toll as many injured were in serious condition.

The bodies and injured were shifted to nearby hospitals where emergency was declared. Police and law enforcing agencies cordoned off the area and began further probe.

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