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Bomb blast kills one in Lakki Marwat

Militants often target government offices, especially police stations in Pakistan’s northwest. — Photo by Reuters

ISLAMABAD: A bomb exploded outside the district police headquarters in northwest Pakistan’s Lakki Marwat town, killing one passer-by and wounding two others, police said.

Police official Rafique Khan said the explosion on Friday happened in Lakki Marwat, a town about 110 miles south of Peshawar.

Khan said the wounded were local residents, but the dead passer-by had yet to be identified.

Militants often target government offices, especially police stations in Pakistan’s northwest.

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