Blast outside UNHCR office in Peshawar kills two

Monday, September 3rd, 2012 4:30:05 by

PESHAWAR: Two people died while two sustained injuries when a powerful bomb ripped through the Abdara area on University Road in Peshawar, Express News reported Monday.

The blast occurred outside the office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR).

Superintendent of Police Cantt, however, said that one person has died.

The identities of the deceased could not be ascertained or confirmed yet.

Express News correspondent Ehstisham Bashir quoted sources as saying that the blast had targeted foreigners coming out from the office.

The blast took place as soon as a car, carrying foreigners left the office followed by a contingent of police in another car.

Police immediately cordoned off the area, while a rescue operation has been launched in the area.

Peshawar News Sources -2

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