Islamabad: At least five people were killed and several injured in a blast inside a vehicle on Kashmir Road in a southern district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province in Pakistan on Thursday.

Security personnel rushed to the site of the blast following the incident and cordoned off the area in Lakki Marwat district, Dawn reported.

On Tuesday, at least two civilians were killed and seven wounded in a bomb attack in Afghan capital Kabul.

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The blast occurred in the morning when an explosive device (IED), planted beside the house of a former parliament member, went off in the city, causing panic among residents.

“Those killed included a teenager and a woman passerby. Three bodyguards of Raffiullah Gul Afghan former member of upper house of parliament were among the injured, he said.

An investigation was launched into the incident and details will be made public later, the source noted.

No group has claimed responsibility of the attack.

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