Two killed in blast in Pakistan's northwestern city of Peshawar

February 15, 2017 13:11

ISLAMABAD - 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 a wealthy neighborhood of Peshawar.

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

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