3 dead in Khyber roadside blast
Five civilians were also wounded in the bombing that took place in the Akakhel area of Bara sub-district at 11.45am, the official said on condition of anonymity.
He added full details of the incident were yet to emerge, because of the remote location of the area -- infested with several militant groups, including Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, Lashkar-i-Islam and Ansarul Islam.
There was no immediate claim of responsibility for the explosion, but officials often blame the three outfits for attacks on law-enforcement personnel and civilians in the region, bordering eastern Afghanistan.
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