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Blast kills two in Peshawar

January 03, 2012


- Photo by AFP

PESHAWAR: Two people were killed and 24 were injured in a blast which took place outside an internet cafe located at the University Road in Peshawar, DawnNews reported.

The internet cafe was situated in the basement of the Azam Tower building at University Road.

According to sources, the bomb was planted on a motorcycle parked outside the cafe.

Rescue officials shifted the injured to the Khyber Teaching Hospital, hospital sources said.

The bomb disposal squad said that five kilograms of explosives were used in the blast.

Moreover, windows of the several offices and shops situated in the area were broken as a result of the blast.