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Blast kills 10 at tribal elder's home in northwest Pakistan: officials

  • Pakistani paramilitary soldiers and policemen stand guard in Islamabad on January 6, 2014. AFP PHOTO/Aamir QURESHI

PESHAWAR, Pakistan: At least 10 people were killed and another nine wounded Monday in an explosion at the home of a tribal leader in a restive area of northwest Pakistan, officials said.

The blast came in a remote village close to the Afghan border in Tirah Valley, which last year saw fierce fighting between the Pakistani military and Taliban militants.

 
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