Peshawar (Web Desk): At least eight people were injured in an explosion in Hayatabad area of Peshawar on Tuesday.
According to Superintendent Police (SP) Cantt confirmed the suicide blast saying that the explosion took place near Frontier Corps (FC) vehicle. The target of the terrorists were officials of the security forces, he added. He maintained that bomb disposal squad was collecting evidence from the scene to ascertain the nature of the incident.
The injured were shifted to Hayatabad Medical Complex. The rescue officials said the condition of the two injured is critical.
The security forces cordoned off the area and a bomb disposal squad was collecting evidence from the scene to ascertain the nature of the incident.
Tehreek-i-Jihad Pakistan, a newly found faction of the banned Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan, has claimed responsibility for the attack.