7 Students Killed, Scores Injured In Blast At Madrassa In Peshawar

by samreen

At least seven students were killed and scores more wounded Tuesday in a bomb attack on a Koran study class at a religious school in northwestern Pakistan, officials said.

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More than 60 people had been taking a lesson when the explosion tore through the madrassa in Peshawar, about 170 kilometres (around 100 miles) west of Islamabad, said Waqar Azim, a senior police official.

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“The blast took place in a seminary during a Koran class. Someone took a bag inside the seminary,” Azim told AFP.
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