At least nine persons were killed and several others injured when a bomb exploded in a camp here in Landikotal on Sunday.
According to details, armed men of banned outfit Lashkar-e-Islam had attacked and occupied the camp of Zakhakhel national organization, a peace supporters group of tribesmen, located in Shankhel Narai Baba area of Landikotal, Khyber Agency.
The volunteers of Zakhkhel National Organization retaliated with full power forcing the extremists of Lashkar-e-Islam to leave the camp.
The fleeing miscreants before leaving the camp planted bomb there which exploded soon after the men of Zakhakhel National organization entered the camp.
As a result of blast nine volunteers of Zakhakhel were killed and several others sustained injuries.
The injured were shifted to nearby hospital where according to hospital sources condition of two injured people was serious.
The locals and political administration have confirmed the blast and causalities due to blast.
It should be mentioned that at least 12 people had been killed and 13 others injured in clashes between Zakhakhel and banned Lashkar-e-Islam during recent week.