PESHAWAR: At least two people were killed and 16 others were injured in a powerful blast that occurred near the Imamia Colony Gulbahar in the violence-plagued northwestern city of Peshawar on Tuesday evening, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported.
The explosion was powerful enough that it shattered the windowpanes of several nearby buildings.
Police and bomb disposal officials said that up to three kilogrammes of explosives had been planted in a motorcycle and detonated using a remote control. The vehicle was parked near the Imambargah Sakhi Munawar Shah in Imamia Colony Gulbahar.
The injured were shifted to Lady Reading Hospital, while large contingents of police and rescue services were dispatched to the site.