PESHAWAR: A suicide blast near a house in Peshawar’s Essa Khel Garhi area on Monday killed four women and wounded three others, including children, DawnNews reported.
SSP Najeeb, who oversees police operations in Peshawar, said that a raid was conducted in the area upon receiving information regarding the presence of suspicious persons. He added that during the operation a suicide bomber detonated his explosives near the house.
There were a few women present at the house where a Quran Khwani was underway at the time of explosion, area locals said.
In another incident, three persons were injured in an attack on a polio vaccination team in Landi Kotal area of Khyber tribal region. Further details of the incident were not available till the filing of this report.
— Zahir Shah Sherazi contributed to the reporting of this story