At least 6 people including Aman Lashkar (Pro-government militia) leader and his three body guards were killed in suicide blast in Buner, city of terrorism hit northwest province Khyber Pakhtonkhaw, officials said on Saturday.
The powerful blast left Fateh Khan, his three body guards and two other persons on spot while several others sustained injuries, DIG Police, khtar Hayat told the media.
The target of attack was local leader of ANP and chief of Aman Lashkar (Peace Force), composed to fight militant in the area, Fateh Khan, DIG Buner said.
DIG Buner Akhtar Hayat claims that blast was a suicide attack though further information was not revealed by him.
Security forces cordon off the area for investigation soon after the blast occurred while rescue teams rushed to the scene and shifted wounded to nearby hospitals.
Buner, district of Khyber Pakhtonkhaw borders Swat valley has been witnessed various incidents of terrorism where hundreds of people have lost their lives.