PESHAWAR: Two people were killed and 15 others injured in a blast at the busy Shuba Bazaar Chowk on Thursday evening, police said.
Peshawar SSP (operations) Ijaz Ahmed said the blast occurred inside a jeep and two people were burnt to death.
He said the injured included those travelling in vehicles that passed by the area at the time of the blast.
He said that one Nasir Hussain, a trader, owned the jeep which was parked outside a hotel.
An official of the bomb disposal unit, Abdul Haq, said the blast occurred due to a fault in the gas cylinder. He said a petrol tank had also exploded.
“We have found some casings of cartridges and a pistol in the jeep,” the official said.
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