A man was killed and 19 others injured when a passenger bus was targeted through remote controlled blast here in Parachinar on Sunday.

According to details, unknown miscreants blasted a remote control bomb in Khuwar Kaley locality of Lower Kurram Agency when a Parachinar-Peshawar passenger coach was passing by the site.

As a result of blast one person was killed on the spot. The body and injured were shifted to hospital for medico-legal-formalities. The security forces cordoned off the area after the blasts and started operation to arrest the miscreants.