A suicide bomb attack at the residence of an anti-Taliban peace militia in Peshawar left one dead and five others injured late Thursday, police said.
The incident took place in the Matan Adezai area of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa city and targeted the leader of an anti-insurgent group, senior police official toldthe media
“A suicide bomber hurled a hand grenade and then entered the house of Farman Ullah… where he blew himself up,” Rehman said, adding that Ullah was not injured.
Senior police official Nasir Khan confirmed the deadly attack and said he met Ullah at the residence after the incident.
The attack came as Pakistan’s military wages a long-awaited offensive against insurgents holed up in nearby North Waziristan.