Islamabad, June 20: Four people were killed and six others injured Monday night in a suicide bomb attack near Pakistan’s Peshawar city.
The blast occurred around 8.00 p.m. outside the house of local peace committee leader Ijaz Bacha in Matni town, about 30 km south of Peshawar, Xinhua reported. Bacha was killed in the attack.
Firing was heard after the blast, a source said adding that the toll could increase. Several shops and vehicles near the house were reportedly damaged.
Police and a rescue team rushed to the site shortly after the explosion. The injured were shifted to the Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.