PESHAWAR At least 13 people including a DSP, policemen, women and children, were killed and 14 others got injured in a remote-controlled bomb blast in Dera Ismail Khan on Tuesday. The bomb planted on a bicycle was detonated near a police van, escorting the Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Kalachi, Muhammad Iqbal Khans car, police sources informed. Eyewitnesses said the blast occurred soon after the DSP left his home at Kutchi Painda Khan area in the suburbs of the city. The DSP, his driver, bodyguard, two women and two children were among the deceased, police sources informed, adding 14 others were injured and five of them were stated to be in critical condition. Local sources informed it was a huge blast and was heard miles away. Bomb Disposal Squad (BDS) officials said four to five kilograms explosive material was used in the device, which was detonated by a remote control. Police and other law enforcement agencies rushed to the scene and cordoned off the entire area, while rescue teams shifted the injured to District Headquarter Hospital. Police said that Asif Iqbal, young son of the deceased DSP, was also among the injured. According to hospital sources, besides DSP Mohammad Iqbal Khan, his gunman Irshad, driver Mohammad Mushtaq, Bashir Ahmad, Mohammad Irshad, Insaf Bibi, Irum Bibi, Mohammad Younis, Arsalan, Sabir, Abdul Sattar, Shahzeb and an unknown man were among those who were killed. The injured were identified as Bakhtullah, Mohammad Sharif, Asif Iqbal, Mulazim Hussain, Shah Jehan, Bashir Ahmad, Jamshed, Ghulam Hussain, Mohammad Ramzan, Rehmatullah, and an unidentified child. Five among the injured are in critical condition, hospital sources informed. Nobody has claimed the responsibility of the attack, police sources informed and added that investigations were in progress. Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Ameer Haider Khan Hoti ordering an inquiry into the attack has termed it a cowardly act of terrorism. However, he vowed that such incidents couldnt deter his Governments commitment to war against militancy and terrorism. Meanwhile, President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, Speaker and Deputy Speaker National Assembly Fehmida Mirza and Faisal Kundi have also strongly condemned the attack and extended their sympathies to the bereaved families.