PESHAWAR: Five people were killed including three loyalists of local militant group Lashkar-i-Islam when a suicide bomber blew himself up outside a mosque in Akakhel town in the Tirah valley of Khyber district, Dispatch News Desk (DND) reported on 23 March, 2012.
“A suicide bomber blew himself up outside a Lashkar-i-Islam mosque. Three members of Lashkar-i-Islam and two passers by have been killed in the attack. Nine people have been wounded in the incident,” Khan told Dispatch News Desk (DND).
A spokesman for Lashkar-i-Islam, which is run by Mangal Bagh and which has links to militants and criminal gangs, blamed Pakistan’s main umbrella Taliban faction for the attack.