Blast in Khyber Agency claims five lives


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LANDIKOTAL: At least five people, including a levies personnel were killed  in a bomb blast in Aka Khel area of Tirah Valley in Khyber Agency on Monday, Aaj News reported. 

According to the security officials, the blast occurred close to the vehicle of a peace (aman) committee. The vehicle was destroyed in the attack.

The number of injured people, if any, has not been ascertained yet. Abdul Manan, a levies officer was also killed reportedly.