Peshawar blast: List of injured released


Peshawar: The Lady Reading hospital has issued a list of those injured in the Peshawar madrassa blast.

According to reports, 96 injured were brought to the Lady Reading Hospital. It added that the seven dead have not yet been identified.

Most of the injured belonged to Afghanistan and tribal areas. The injured include four children, students and others up to 35 years old. Four of the injured belonged to Quetta.

According to LRH spokesperson, several injured were shifted to other hospitals of city.

It is to be mentioned here that eight students were killed and over 100 injured in a blast at a Madrassa in Dir Colony, Peshawar.

The madrassa is adjacent to the mosque and the children of the area were used to take the Quran classes there. According to AIG Shafqat Malik, five kilograms of explosives including nails and ball-bearings were used in the blast.

Police officials said that there was a threat of terrorism in Peshawar and Quetta but there was no knowledge of location.

The NACTA alert said that TTP was preparing terrorist attacks in Quetta and Peshawar.