Bomb kills two in Peshawar electricity tower
[Dawn] A bomb planted at an electricity tower on Friday killed two passers-by in Pakistain's northwestern city of Beautiful Downtown Peshawar
...capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as the North-West Frontier Province), administrative and economic hub for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. Peshawar is situated near the eastern end of the Khyber Pass, convenient to the Pak-Afghan border. Peshawar has evolved into one of Pakistan's most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities, which means lots of gunfire.
, police said.
The explosive attached with a time device went
kaboom! when the victims were close to the electricity tower in the Badh Bher area of Peshawar, the capital of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
... formerly NWFP, still Terrorism Central...
province, which borders Afghanistan.
"Two kilograms of explosives were used for the blast which killed two people," Javed Khan, a local police official told AFP.
The electricity tower was also damaged as a result of the blast.
Posted by: Fred 2013-01-05