Blast kills nine in Pakistan

Islamabad, Jan 6: At least nine people, including three children, were killed and several wounded Monday in Pakistan’s Khyber Agency when a blast occurred at a tribal leader’s house.

The explosion hit Hakeem Khan Akakhel’s house, located in a remote village in the tribal area’s Tirah valley, close to the Afghan border, Dawn News reported citing officials.

The deceased included three children and as many suspected militants, reports said.

IANS