A man was killed and 13 others wounded in blast in Kurram tribal region on Monday, officials said.

According to officials, a bomb exploded near a taxi stand, killing one and injuring at least thirteen people. Many vehicles were also damaged due to the explosion.

Rescue operation was immediately started and wounded were shifted to nearby hospital.

Security forces also rushed to the scene to cordon off area for search operation, they said it could be a remote control bomb blast.

No group claimed responsibility for the attack. Terrorism activities increased in tribal region and northwest of the country in recent days.