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Blast in Pakistan's Peshawar city, 2 killed: Report

An injured Pakistani security personnel being treated at a hospital in Peshawar Photograph: (AFP)

WION Peshawar, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan Feb 15, 2017, 11.33 AM (IST)

Two people were killed in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Wednesday when a bomb exploded near a hospital, local media reported, the latest attack in a new surge in militant violence.

Local Geo and Express TV channels cited police sources saying the bomb went off near the Hayatabad medical complex in Peshawar.

Pakistan's main opposition leader Imran Khan was due to visit the hospital, but he was unharmed in the explosion, TV channels reported.


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