PESHAWAR: A private school in Peshawar escaped a bid to carry out a bomb blast on Tuesday, SAMAA reports.
The school is located in Bashirabad area of the provincial capital.
Source saying that unknown miscreants handed over a pressure cooker to a boy and asked him to take it inside the school.
The boy, however, took the pressure cooker to his home. A bomb was found hidden inside when the cooker was checked.
Security personnel recovered the bomb and launched a probe.
This comes despite high security in Peshawar and other cities of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in the backdrop of Taliban’s assault on Bacha Khan University last week.
At least 21 students and two staff members of the university were killed in the deadly terrorist attack. – SAMAA