PESHAWAR: As many as 19 people have lost their lives and over fifty others were injured in multiple explosions near a passport office in Peshawar on Friday, Aaj News reported.
3: 30 pm A search operation is still underway at the site of the blast. More 100 people were inside the mosque at the time of the attack for Friday prayers.
3:20pm No group has claimed responsibility for the attack.
3: 00 pm: PTI chief Imran Khan and K-P Chief Minister Pervez Khattak headed to site of the blast
2: 15 pm: According to SSP operations, one of the explosions took place near a mosque.
2: 10 pm: At least 20 people have been reportedly injured in the blast.
According to the reports, three explosions were reported in Peshawar’s Hayatabad area.
According to SSP operations, one of the explosions took place near a mosque.
Soon after the incident, the injured are being shifted to a hospital nearby, and the area has been cordoned.
The nature of the blast is yet to be ascertained.