Three people hurt in explosion near Peshawar ring road

Islamabad: At least three people have been injured in an explosion near Deer Colony on Ring Road, Peshawar on Friday. The rescuers said driver of the vehicle and two passers by were among the injured who were shifted to a hospital for treatment.

According to the media sources, Police said vehicle of Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Deputy Director Muhammad Shakeel was apparent target of the explosion. He was not travelling in the vehicle when the blast took place.

Initial investigation shows the explosive device was planted in a motorbike, found near the vehicle. Security forces have reached the spot and cordoned off the area. A search operation has also been launched to trace the culprits involved in this heinous crime.

 

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