Two killed, 19 injured in Peshawar blast
03 September, 2012
PESHAWAR: Two persons were killed while nineteen others were wounded in a suicide blast that occurred near the office of the UN refugee agency in Peshawar Monday, our sources reported.
According to police, a suicide blast took place near residential quarters for the US consulate and foreign aid organizations at Abdara Road in University Town that killed two persons and injured 19 others, including two women and two children.
Police told that suicide bomber targeted the office of the UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) while up to 100 kilogram of explosive material was used.
The explosion left a crater in the road and destroyed a Jeep, damaging two others and demolishing the facing walls of four nearby houses.
Security forces cordoned off the area and started investigation.