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1 killed, 14 injured in suicide attack in northwest Pakistan

Press Trust of India  |  Peshawar 

A suicide bomber riding a bike rammed his two-wheeler into a (FC) vehicle in northwest today, killing at least one civilian and wounding 14 others, including four soldiers, police said.

The bomber blew himself up near the forces' vehicle on near Kachehri Chowk in Nowshera district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, said.

Rescue teams and security officials have reached the site of the explosion.

The said only four troops were injured in the blast and there was no casualty on part of the troops.

The injured have been shifted to Combined Military Hospital, Nowshera.

"12 of the 14 injured have been shifted to CMH Nowshera and two to The condition of four injured was stated to be critical," he said.

The official told the media that the FC vehicle was on way to from with six personnel including an when it was targeted.

The body of the suicide bomber was recovered by police.

Bukhari said around five kg explosives was used in the blast.

and have strongly condemned the attack during the holy month of Ramzan and said it was an attempt to create unrest in the country.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Thu, May 17 2018. 17:55 IST
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