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Blast at a religious school in Pakistan kills 7, injures over 70 kids

The blast occurred at the seminary in Dir Colony in interior Peshawar city

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Most of the children who died and were injured in the bast were aged between 7-11 years, the official said, adding that many of them were from Afghanistan

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A powerful bomb blast ripped through a seminary in northwest Pakistan's Peshawar city just after the morning prayers on Tuesday, killing at least seven children and wounding over 70 others, senior police officials said.
 
The blast occurred at the seminary in Dir Colony in interior Peshawar city. A bag filled with explosive materials was kept close to wall of the seminary by some unknown person which went off, killing 7 children and injuring over 70 others, superintendent of police in Peshawar city Waqar Azeem said.
 
He said the bag is believed to have had an IED device that went off

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First Published: Oct 28 2020 | 1:29 AM IST

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