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Three explosions take place near house in Peshawar

Source: Geo • 3 months ago
No loss of life was reported as a result of the explosions - Geo News screen grab 

PESHAWAR: Three explosions took place near a house in Ghani Rehman Kalay, Peshawar in the early hours of Friday.

According to the police, no loss of life was reported but the house and a car parked nearby were damaged due to the explosions.

Police say one of the explosions was caused by a timed device - Geo News screen grab 

SSP Rural Furqan Bilal told Geo News the house belonged to two brothers, Musa and Ijaz. The latter was an employee at the excise department.

Ijaz and Musa told the police they had a dispute over money with Rehman, who had taken loan from them. 

When they asked him to return the amount, Rehman threatened them. Therefore, Ijaz and Musa nominated him in the FIR.

As per the Bomb Disposal Unit personnel, the first explosion was caused by a timed device weighing 600 grammes, while the other two were of hand grenades weighing 200g and two kilogrammes. The timed device exploded near the house, damaging the structure and the hand grenades detonated in the street where the house was located.