Pakistan: At least 8 killed, more than 110 injured in blast at madressah in Peshawar


At least eight people were killed and more than 110 injured in an explosion on Tuesday morning at the Jamia Zuberia madressah in Peshawar’s Dir Colony.

According to Lady Reading Hospital spokesperson Mohammad Asim, four of the deceased were students between the ages of 20 to 25.

“The blast took place in the madressah during a Quran class. Someone took a bag inside [with explosives],” Waqar Azim, a senior police official, told AFP.

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Source: DAWN