Four killed in Peshawar blast

A passenger van was hit by a roadside bomb while passing by a school in Matni.

Updated: Jun 09, 2011, 16:24 PM IST

Islamabad: At least four people were killed and many injured in a blast on Thursday morning in Pakistan`s northwest city of Peshawar, Xinhua reported.

Police told Dunya TV the blast took place at about 10 am when a passenger van was hit by a roadside bomb while passing by a school in Matni area of the city.

Officials said they got a tip-off that bombs were also planted in nearby places.
Security forces arrived at the blast site and a search operation was begun.

IANS