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6 killed, 17 injured in a blast in Khyber Agency

KHYBER AGENCY: At six five people were killed and seventeen were injured on Wednesday in a bomb blast in the Khyber tribal region’s Tirah valley.

Official sources said the blast which may have been a suicide attack occurred in the Pir Mela area of Tirah valley.

Moreover, sources said it was suspected the suicide bomber may have targeted volunteers from the Zalakhel peace committee. However, the identity of the victims is yet to be ascertained.

Police and rescue teams immediately rushed to the site of the incident and shifted the victims to a nearby hospital.