Pakistani police officials inspect the site of a bomb attack in Charsadda bazaar.—Photo by AFP
Pakistani police officials inspect the site of a bomb attack in Charsadda bazaar.—Photo by AFP
Pakistani policemen tend to their injured colleagues at a hospital following a bomb attack in Charsadda bazaar.—Photo by AFP
Pakistani policemen tend to their injured colleagues at a hospital following a bomb attack in Charsadda bazaar.—Photo by AFP
Pakistani police officials inspect the site of a bomb attack in Charsadda bazaar. —Photo by AFP
Pakistani police officials inspect the site of a bomb attack in Charsadda bazaar. —Photo by AFP

PESHAWAR: At least three people were killed and several others wounded on Tuesday in an explosion near a police vehicle in Farooq Azam chowk of Tehsil Bazaar in Charsadda.

According to district headquarters hospital personnel, more than 30 were wounded in the attack, including policemen.

The Charsadda police control room confirmed that the police vehicle was attacked in the Tehsil bazaar situated on Nowshehra road.

Police personnel and rescue teams immediately reached the site of the incident.

District police officer Charsadda, Shafiullah Khan told that the explosive material was planted in a motorcycle and the police mobile van was the primary target, adding that the dead also included a shopkeeper.

The injured were shifted to District Headquarters Hospital while those who were in critical condition were shifted to the Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar.

Charsadda lies close to Pakistan's troubled northwestern tribal region where troops have been locked for years in deadly battles with insurgents.

The city has seen attacks by militants in the past few years, with targets ranging from civilians to policemen and other law enforcement personnel.


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Amir Bangasj
Apr 22, 2014 09:31am

It is for more than a decade now and how long such tragic incidents will be acceptable?

Ahmed
Apr 22, 2014 10:15am

I wish PML-N you guys would have Pakistan's interest at heart.

Aftab Alam Khan
Apr 22, 2014 10:29am

Such explosion killing a number of people and rendering score of them wounded has been made order of the day in our torn-out Pakistan by these outlaws. Ham tu Hamid Mir ko ro rahey hain, koi hai jisey rozana girti hooyee lashon ki fiker ho.

Zak
Apr 22, 2014 11:24am

Are they talking or killing. TTP and PML-N, must make up their minds.

Umair Khalid
Apr 22, 2014 01:56pm

The government is being fooled by TTP and giving them ample time to move their terrorists inside the cities so they can cause havoc!!!

Mansoor
Apr 22, 2014 04:48pm

They are taking innocent lives because they want SHARIAH!!!!!!! On the one hand, they are killing innocent people, and on the other hand, they are defaming Islam. Isn't there any commonsense in the present government that they still waste their time in the so-called TALKS with the butchers.

Nazir
Apr 22, 2014 07:04pm

Keep talking... Let them kill us... Till the time family members of this family govt are not killed..they will not learn a lesson...

US CENTCOM
Apr 22, 2014 07:13pm

It is only safe to say that the enemies of peace have not given up on their evil agenda. These acts of terror prove that the threat of terrorism continues to haunt the nation. The terrorists have been trying to prevent us from achieving our shared peace objectives for over a decade. To their disappointment, we