Two killed, 60 injured in Pakistan twin blasts (Lead)

May 28th, 2009 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, May 28 (IANS) At least two people were killed and 60 injured in two back-to-back blasts in busy areas of Peshawar in northwestern Pakistan, media reports said.
The blasts occurred in Qisa Khwani and Kabari Bazar of Peshawar, the capital of the militancy-infested North West Frontier Province, within minutes of each other, Geo TV reported.

The injured have been rushed to the nearby hospitals and a state of emergency has been declared in the area.

The blasts also destroyed dozens of vehicles.

Rescue and relief activities are underway at the blast sites.

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