According to initial reports, the injured were hurried to Lady Reading Hospital for medical support. Rescue 1122 officials confirmed that 10 people were injured in the explosion while Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) claims that 1.5 kilogrammes of explosive materials were used in the blast.
Senior police officer Gohar Khan alleges the bomb was targeting shops selling mobile phones in the Hashat Nagri neighborhood. Even though no one has claimed responsibility yet, majority believes pro-Taliban militants who are notorious for targeting shops selling CDs, mobile phones and Internet cafes, might have planted the explosives.
Peshawar is the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as the