Fourteen killed, 34 injured in Lakki Marwat explosion

PESHAWAR: A suicide car bomber killed at least fourteen people and injured 34 in an attack Monday on a police post in northwest Pakistan, a police official said.

“A suicide attacker drove his bomb-laden vehicle into the back of the police post” in Lakki Marwat in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, not far from tribal areas that are a stronghold of the Taliban, local police chief Gul Wali Khan told AFP by telephone.

Police said the blast destroyed the police station building and damaged a nearby administrative building. – AFP