Blast kills 10, injures 19 in Peshawar

PESHAWAR: Two people were killed and seven sustained injuries in a blast in the Saddar area of Peshawar, Aaj News reported on Friday.

Police said it was a suicide attack, aimed at an FC convoy.

Rescue teams reached the area soon after the incident.

According to initial details, the blast took place in a parking lot, near a security check post.

Few of the injured have been shifted to the Lady Reading Hospital. Two of them are reportedly in critical condition.

Security forces have cordoned off the blast site and more security personnel have been deployed in the area.