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6 dead in Waziristan mortar shell blast

6 dead in Waziristan mortar shell blast

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Mar 19, 2014 - 11:06

KABULinfo-icon (Pajhwok): Six people were killed on Wednesday morning when a mortar shell exploded inside a house in Pakistaninfo-icon's northwestern tribal region near the Afghanistaninfo-icon border.

The shell went off in the Shawal area of North Waziristan, killing four womeninfo-icon, a man and a child, DawnNews reported.  Shawal is located 55 kilometres west of Miranshah.

In Peshawar, the capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, five people were wounded in a bomb blast near the Sirki Gate area. A woman was among the injured.

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