PESHAWAR: At least five people were killed and several others injured, when a blast occurred inside a vehicle on Kashmir Road in Jani Khel area of Lakki Marwat district today.

Security personnel rushed to the site of blast following the incident and cordoned off the area.

DPO Lakki marwat Ali Akbar said the people were travelling from North Waziristan to Lakki Marwat , when a blast occurred in their vehicle.

“Initial reports suggest that the bomb was planted on the vehicle,” he said. However, the exact nature of the blast is yet to be ascertained.

The casualties were shifted to nearby medical facility.