12 May :-
Five people from a family were killed in a blast in Peshawar city in northwestern Pakistan, which included two children. The blast took place on the fourth floor of a hotel in Bilal city. All of them are from Hangu district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, said police officer Kazi Jamil ur Rehman.
Fire broke out on the floor after the explosion. The fire broke out in the room number 408 on the fourth floor. The reason for the blast has not been ascertained, but the work of finding the evidence is underway. The injured were admitted to Lady Reading Hospital. Their condition is stable. A person, his wife, mother and two children, and his two children lived in that room. The brothers of the brother are injured and have been admitted to the hospital in Rawalpindi and their condition is critical.
Assistant Inspector General of Police Shafqat Malik said that the explosion occurred due to the gas cylinder and there was no explosive connection. Police and help staff took people out of the hotel.
The gas cylinders were used for cooking, so the blast took place and there was no explosive used in it. The hotel’s fire was damaged and other floors were set on fire. Though the explosion is not related to terrorism, Peshawar has been asked to take care of educational institutions and media organizations.