PESHAWAR - A person was injured while a house was badly damaged when unknown persons detonated an explosive packed car near the residence of former district councillor in Mattni area in outskirts of Peshawar here on Friday.

Police sources said explosives-packed vehicle was parked near the house of Arab Gul, a former district councillor. The blast caused fear and panic among the residents while four rooms of the house were also badly damaged.

The blast also partially damaged the nearby mosque adjacent with the targeted house of Arab Gul.

Soon after the incident the local people rushed to the site and shifted the injured to Lady Reading Hospital.