10 injured in blast near Karkhano police checkpost

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Staff Reporter

Peshawar

At least ten people were injured on Tuesday in an explosion near the Karkhano police checkpost in Peshawar.
According to the Hayatabad Medical Complex spokesperson, ten persons injured in the blast were brought to the hospital, of whom five were women.
At least one woman is in critical condition, the HMC spokesperson said.
Rescue 1122 workers are at the site, which has been cordoned off by the police and Bomb Disposal Unit, as personnel comb the area for evidence. Additional Inspector General BDS Shaqat Malik said that a hand grenade was used in the explosion, adding that further investigation into the incident is being carried out.
The Karkhano police checkpost is located at the border between Peshawar and Khyber tribal districts.