IED Blast in Peshawar

IED Blast in Peshawar

*PESHAWAR:* A woman was injured as an improvised explosive device (IED) went off outside a house late on Thursday night in the Bashirabad area of Pajjagi Road.

According to details, the house was targeted in the jurisdiction of Faqirabad Police Station in what appears to be an extortion-related case. The woman received minor injuries as pieces of glass hit her following the blast.

The owner further said that the well-known spice dealer in the area had been receiving threats from extortionists.

The police officials and a bomb disposal unit reached the area shortly after the explosion.

Further investigation of the incident is underway.