Six Madrassa children killed in explosion in Peshawar

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Karachi, October 27: At least half a dozen children were killed and nearly 20 others injured in a powerful explosion that took place at a local Madrassa in Pakistan’s Dir Colony of Peshawar.

The children are stated to be students of the Madrassa. The blast occurred after an unidentified person, according to locals, had kept a bag apparently containing explosive device in the Madrassa.

The injured children have been hospitalized and condition of a number of them was critical. The police were trying to ascertain the nature of explosion.