At least 1 killed, four injured in Peshawar blast


PESHAWAR: A roadside explosion hit Peshawar’s Hayatabad area early Friday morning.

According to initial details, the explosion occurred near Zarghooni Mosque following which firing was also heard. There are reports that additional IG has been injured in the blast. The nature of the blast is yet to be ascertained.

Eyewitnesses said a vehicle, reportedly of a local police officer, was on fire near the mosque soon after the explosion. Rescue and security officials arrived at the scene of the incident and cordoned off the area.

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