Blast hits school bus in Peshawar, 2 killed

PESHAWAR: An explosion hit a school bus in Lundi Arbab area of Peshawar on Monday, killing a child and a school bus driver while another child was injured.

The blast wrecked a bus of Sir Syed Islamia Model High School killed the driver and injured two children.

The authorities have declared emergency in various hospitals of Peshawar.

A senior police official said that the bus driver was also killed.

The dead and injured have been shifted to Lady Reading hospital for emergency treatment.

Police teams reached the scene and cordoned off the targeted area. The police also nabbed 2 suspicious people from the site of the blast, According to a bomb disposal squad 5 to 6 kg explosive material was used in the blast

Speaking to reports at the blast site, senior minister Bashir Ahmed Bilour condemned the barbaric attack and confirmed that one child and bus driver were killed.

He said that terrorists want to stop children from getting education and we would fight terror till last blood

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