At least 15 people were killed in a blast that took place in a passenger bus carrying government employees of Civil Secretariat, they were coming from Mardan.
The blast took place near Sunehri Masjid Road, this morning.
It has been reported that the blast was caused by the improvised explosive device (IED) which was placed inside the bus.
The injured have been transferred to Lady Reading Hospital.
The area where the blast took place has been cordoned off and search operation has been started.
“It’s premature to comment about the nature of the blast, but it appears that explosives were planted inside the bus, There were 40-50 people on the bus”, said Mohammad Kashif, senior police official.