Two killed in suicide attack on vehicle of Peshawar judges

| Updated: Feb 15, 2017 23:41 IST

Peshawar [Pakistan], Feb. 15 (ANI): At least two persons have reportedly been killed and many others injured, including a District and Sessions judge Asif Jadoon and three other female members of the judiciary after a suicide attack on a vehicle carrying civil judges in the upscale Hayatabad area of Peshawar. Geo News quoted the police, as saying that an explosion occurred near the Hayatabad Medical Complex after a government vehicle was hit by a suicide bomber who was riding a motorcycle. Injured were sent to nearby hospitals. Confirming that it was a suicide attack, SSP Operation Peshawar Sajjad Khan said that body parts of the bomber had been recovered. The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan has reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack. (ANI)