US News Pakistan: a bomb in a Koranic school kills at least 4 and 34 injured in Peshawar

09:25  27 october  2020
09:25  27 october  2020 Source:   francetvinfo.fr

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At least four students have died after an explosion during a class at a religious school in Pakistan , police have said. Dozens of others were injured in the attack, which took place in the northern city of Peshawar . Police and rescue teams are at the scene.

Islamabad, Pakistan – An explosion at a religious school in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar has killed at least seven people and A rescue worker examines remains at the site of a blast at the religious school in Peshawar [Abdul Majeed/AFP]. It was not immediately clear how many

The explosion killed several children, according to a local journalist.

  Pakistan : une bombe dans une école coranique fait au moins 4 morts et 34 blessés à Peshawar © Provided by Franceinfo

The provisional results are already heavy. At least four people died and 34 were injured by a bomb explosion Tuesday (October 27th) in a madrassa in Peshawar, the capital of northwestern Pakistan, police sources said.

A local journalist reports 19 children among the injured, 15 of whom were taken to the nearest hospital.

#Peshawar Explosion: First visuals indicate blast took place inside the Madrassa. 19 children injured. 15 taken to Lady Reading Hospital. pic.twitter.com/hFwqbLfQe2

- Mansoor Ali Khan (@_Mansoor_Ali) October 27, 2020

"The explosion occurred while teaching the Quran. Someone took a bag (trapped) to the 'inside the religious seminary, "leaving at least" 4 dead and 34 wounded, "Waqar Azim, a police official, told AFP. Mohammad Ali Gangapur, another officer, confirmed the attack and its death toll to AFP. No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.

This attack comes after months of relative calm in Pakistan, and particularly in Peshawar, once ravaged by daily attacks, but where security has greatly improved.

Video: Students killed in explosion in Pakistan madrassa (AFP)

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