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Blast at Pakistani tribal elder's home leaves 9 dead

Jan. 6, 2014 at 12:57 PM   |   Comments

PESHAWAR, Pakistan, Jan. 6 (UPI) -- An explosion at the home of a tribal elder in Pakistan's northwestern Khyber tribal region Monday killed at least nine people, authorities said.

The blast happened at the home of Hakeem Khan Akakhel in Khyber's Tirah Valley, Dawn.com reported.

Three children and three militants were among those killed in the blast, officials said.

No other details were reported.

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