Six government militiamen killed in Pakistan

November 16th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS  

Islamabad, Nov 16 (IANS) At least six people were killed when a car carrying pro-government militiamen was bombed in Pakistan’s northwest tribal region Wednesday, a media report said.

The bombing took place in Tirah valley of Jamrud town in Khyber Agency near the border with Afghanistan, Xinhua reported citing local media.

While one media report said it was a remote-controlled blast, others quoted security sources as saying that the explosion was triggered by a suicide bomber.

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