Peshawar Three killed,14 hurt in sectarian attack

Posted on May 29 2013 - 6:14pm by Admin

Peshawar Three killed,14 hurt in sectarian attack

PESHAWAR, May 28: Three people were killed and 14 injured when a bomb attached to a motorcycle exploded in the Imamia Colony here on Tuesday night. The explosives were planted in a motorcycle detonated by remote control, Assistant Superintendent of Police Ismail Karak said.

Another police officer said most of the people living in the area belonged to the Shia community which appeared to be the target of the attack.

Peshawar Three killed,14 hurt in sectarian attack

Peshawar Three killed,14 hurt in sectarian attack

An Imam bargah is quite close to the site of the explosion. The area is frequented by youngsters who usually gather there in the evening to spend their free time.

Witnesses said the device which exploded with a bang created panic in the area. The injured were taken to the hospital where three of them were pronounced dead.

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