Islamabad, 7th March, 2016 (/WAM) – Fifteen people were killed including two policemen, and 27 injured in a blast inside the premises of Shabqadar court in Charsadda district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province (KPK) on Monday.

Initial investigations suggest that it was a suicide attack. Policemen tried to stop the bomber following which he blew himself.

According to the district police officer Sohail Khalid, the injured were shifted to local hospital, four of them are in critical condition.

The suicide bomber targeted lawyers arriving in the morning to the court . His team is investigating the nature of the blast Security officials and rescue teams have reached the scene and a search operation is underway.

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