20 killed in Peshawar bombing

March 9th, 2011 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS  

Taliban Islamabad, March 9 (IANS) At least 20 people were killed and several injured Wednesday in a suicide blast during funeral prayers in Pakistan’s Peshawar city, Geo News reported.

The blast occurred in Adezai area of Peshawar city, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.

Adezai is a historic village of Peshawar where a militia group called Aman Lashkar is supporting the government in the fight against the Taliban, the report said.

The suicide attack targeted the Aman Lashkar, a senior official said.

Related Stories

Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Posted in South Asia |