Bomb kills four near mosque in Charsadda
PESHAWAR: A bomb exploded near a mosque in Charsadda on Monday killing a woman and three children and wounding five others, among them two policemen. The attack took place near a mosque, which is located close to the Umerzai Police Station that appeared to be the target, local police chief Nisar Khan Marwat said.
Five people were wounded, two of them police officials, he said. The injured were rushed to the Charsadda District Headquarters Hospital and Lady Reading Hospital in Peshawar.
The bomb destroyed the mosque and damaged the outer wall of the police station, said Marwat. After the incident, security was tightened and a search operation was also launched in the surrounding areas. No outfit claimed responsibility for the attack.