4 killed in blast in Peshawar, Pakistan

14:22, June 09, 2011      

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At least four people were killed and several others injured in a blast that took place Thursday morning in the city of Peshawar in northwest Pakistan, reported local Urdu TV channel Dunya.

According to the report, the blast occurred at about 10:00 a.m. local time when a passenger van was hit by a road-side planted bomb while passing by a school in the Matni area of the city.

Security forces have arrived at the blast site and a search operation for other possible bombs planted nearby is underway.

Local media quoted police sources as saying that they have got a tip-off that another bomb is planted in nearby places.

Source: Xinhua
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