Five of a family killed in Peshawar hotel blast


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PESHAWAR: Five members of a family were killed and two others injured in an explosion in a Hotel in Bilal Town area of the Peshawar in the wee hours of Friday.

According to police sources, the blast occurred on the 4th floor of the Afandi hotel room number-408. As a result, five members of a family included a man, Kamran, his wife, mother and two children sustained burn injuries and died, while two others also suffered burn injuries.

The police further said that the family had come from Hangu to Peshawar for medical treatment and were staying at the hotel.Police launched an investigation to know the cause of the explosion.

The bodies and injured were shifted to Lady Reading Hospital Peshawar for autopsies and treatment, respectively.