At least 7 killed, 70 wounded after bomb goes off at religious school in Pakistan – hospital official

At least seven people were killed and more than 70 wounded in an explosion inside a seminary in northern Pakistan on Tuesday morning. Children are among the victims.

The blast took place in Peshawar, the capital of the northwestern Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Lady Reading Hospital spokesperson Mohammad Asim told the media that the attack claimed at least seven lives, while more than 70 people were hospitalized.

Senior police official Wagar Azim told AFP that a bomb went off in the middle of a Quran study class.

Police have cordoned off the area and a rescue operation is underway.

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Source:RT World News

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