Sunday, March 11, 2012

Bomb at a Funeral in Northwest Pakistan Has Killed at least 10 People

Peshawar: At least 10 people were killed and several other injured when a blast hit funeral ceremony near Peshawar city of Pakistan;s Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa province on Sunday.

Police and rescue teams rushed to the spot and injured and bodies are being shifting to lady reading hospital, police source said.

The sources said that the blast occurred at funeral prayer of local peace committee’s member in Budhber area near Peshawar city.

The area has been cordoned off by the police and security forces , the sources said.

Hospital sources said that five dead bodies and fifteen injured had been shifted to Lady Reading hospital.

Provincial Information Minister Mian Iftikhar Hussain has also confirmed the death 10 people. Source