Sunday, June 12, 2011

Massacre in Peshawar: over 30 dead

 A massacre in the heart of Peshawar, Pakistan. Probably caused by a suicide attack, though investigations are ongoing and only one of three explosions that hit the bazaars of the city was given the action of a suicide bomber. The provisional budget is tragic: more than 30 dead and hundreds injured.

The first official death toll was announced in the evening by a spokesman for the provincial Ministry of Information. According to Samaa tv also, i would have at least a hundred wounded, including a dozen officers and police officers. Many of the wounded have serious burns on the body caused by the fire broke out after the attack.

From the Lady Reading Hospital are aware that a score of wounded were in critical condition. Finally, the criminal police announced that one of the explosions was caused by a suicide bomber on a motorcycle which was detonated in the bazaar. The suicide bomber's limbs were recovered. Sources however, said the rescuers have to fear that many people might be trapped under the rubble of collapsed buildings.

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