Multiple explosions near session court in Charsadda, several injured

Dunya News

Explosion took place at the gate of court, says Deputy Commissioner.

CHARSADDA (Dunya News) – Multiple explosions and gunshots have been heard near session court in Tangi Tehsil in Charsadda today (Tuesday). 

One lawyer has been killed and fifteen injured persons have been moved to Tehsil Tangi Hospital.

According to Deputy Commissioner Tahir Zaffar, an explosion took place at the main gate as terrorists failed to enter the court premises due to strict security.

Security forces and rescue teams have arrived at the scene.

Lawyers in large number were present inside the bar room at the time of the blast. Eyewitnesses say that some lawyers scaled walls to save their lives. 

Speaking to Dunya News, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health Minister Shahram Tarkai said that emergency has been declared at all the hospitals in Charsadda and Peshawar. 

DIG Mardan said that three suicide attackers tried to enter the court. One was killed at the gate while two others were neutralised inside the court.


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