Nine people injured in Peshawar blast

Nine people injured in Peshawar blast 

Nine people including women injured in a bomb blast near Karkhano check post wounded in Peshawar. The injured have been shifted to the Hayyatabad medical Complex. Two injured women are in critical condition according to the hospital sources. According to the Hayyatabad Medical Complex spokesperson, nine persons injured in the blast were brought to the hospital, five are women.
 The Karkhano police check post is located at the border between Peshawar and Khyber tribal districts. Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Operations Peshawar Zahoor Babar said that an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) has been used in the blast targeting the check post.

Police has cordoned off the Jamrud-Peshawar link road after the blast. Rescue sources said that the wounded were mostly passerby including women. Rescue 1122 workers reached the site, which has been cordoned off by the police and Bomb Disposal Unit, as personnel comb the area for evidence.

It seems that the terrorist outfits have once again increased their violent activities in last few weeks KPK province. The terrorists are targeting the security forces in bomb blasts. On December 19, a Frontier Corps soldier was martyred in a landmine blast in Landi Kotal while on patrolling duty. 11 people injured in another blast outside the KP assembly on December 16.

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