Peshawar struck by car bomb blast, many injured

Major car bomb struck Pakistan’s northwestern city of Peshawar injuring six people.

It is said that the blast ripped through multiple storefronts.

Officers said a 10 kilogramme improvised explosive device (IED) was fitted to a car parked in the Saddar area of the city.

It was said that the six injured, including two women, were in a stable condition as the reports came in.

Pakistan has been battling Islamist groups in the Peshawar region since 2004 and multiple bloody military operations have been carried out in the tribal areas neighbouring the city.

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