3 killed in blast in NW Pakistan

Last Updated: Wed, Nov 07, 2012 08:21 hrs

-ANI): At least three people were killed and ten others injured when a blast took place in Pakistan's northwest tribal area of Kurram Agency on Wednesday, reported local media.

According to local Urdu TV channel Dawn, the blast took place at about noon time at a market area in Sadda, a small town in Kurram Agency which borders Afghanistan.

The injured people include a local political officer and they have all been shifted to hospital, said local media.

Other details about the blast are not immediately available.

This is the second blast reported in the country's restive northwest where a suicide bomb attack on Wednesday morning killed at least six people including three policemen and wounded over 30 others in Peshawar, the largest city in northwest Pakistan.

The target of the Peshawar blast was a local investigation department police officer who got killed together with his two police bodyguards and three others in the attack, including the suicide bomber himself.

No group has claimed responsibility for the blast. (Xinhua-ANI)

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