Seven killed in Pakistan blast

Published: October 2, 2014

Islamabad, Oct 2 (IANS) — At least seven people, including a Frontier Corps official, were killed and six injured in a blast in a passenger van in Pakistan Thursday.

The blast occurred in Bazidkhel area in Peshawar when the van was on its way to Parachinar, Geo TV reported.

The six injured, including a child, have been admitted to a hospital.

The bomb disposal unit said five kgs of explosives were used and the bomb was planted under a passenger seat.

Initially, it was reported that the blast was a result of a cylinder explosion in the passenger van.

IANS 2014-10-02 15:22:17

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