Blast near van in Kohat, Pakistan, leaves nine dead, 15 injured

Feb. 23, 2014 at 8:12 AM

KOHAT, Pakistan, Feb. 23 (UPI) -- At least nine people were killed and several others were injured in a blast in Kohat, Pakistan, Sunday, police said.

The blast happened near a van, killing all of its passengers, Police Inspector General Nasir Khan Durrani told Geo TV News.

The provincial health minister said nine people died in the explosion while 15 others were injured.

The injured were rushed to a local hospital.

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