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Deadly Blast Hits Pakistan Church Peshawar; Killing 83 Leaving Over 150 Injured



PESHAWAR: Deadly bomb blast hits Pakistan Church in Kohati Gate area killing 83; leaving more than 150 injured.


Blast hits Church in Peshawar
Blast hits Church in Peshawar

According to details an explosion near a church in Peshawar’s Kohati gate area killed 83 persons when Sunday service was over. The sufferers of the blast included children and women who were rushed to the Lady reading Hospital. While the hospital sources confirmed that 83 people had died in the attack whereas more than 150 received wounds. According to witnesses the blast was so severe that windows of nearby buildings shattered.


According to sources, “Suicide bombers blew themselves up outside Kohati gate in the Church.”


The Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) has therefore ,confirmed that were two suicide bombers.


The Security officials on the other hand, said that, “The blast was apparently carried out by a suicide bomber.” Nonetheless they refuse to confirm the details awaiting a thorough probe. The Law Enforcement Agencies (LEAs) have cordoned off the area after the blast.