PESHAWAR: A bomb blast occurred targeting an electoral office of Pakistan Tehrik-i-Insaaf (PTI) near Peshawar’s Panchgai road area on Saturday morning.
“A time device, which was planted outside the office of PTI in Peshawar exploded but did not cause any loss of life,” a police official said.
The blast, however, destroyed the PTI’s election office and a few adjacent shops, police added. The explosion was heard from far distances and spread fear among residents of neighbouring areas.
According to bomb disposal unit, it was a time device which carried 1.5 to two kilograms of explosive material.
It was the first blast in Peshawar which targeted the office of PTI.
PTI chairman Imran Khan will also be addressing a public gathering in Peshawar today.
In another attack, a blast occurred near the convoy of Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) candidate from NA-39 in Hangu district, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
JI candidate Raj Mohammad survived the incident without any injuries. Mohammed was on his way to the Ferozekhel area of Orakzai Agency.