Suicide bomber kills six in Pakistan

Peshawar – Six people were killed and 10 wounded when a suicide bomber riding on a motorbike blew himself up near a police checkpoint in northwestern Pakistan, police said today.

“The bomber came on a motorbike and detonated himself close to Ambar check post near Swabi town,” said local police chief Abdullah Jan.

He said the checkpoint was close to a camp set up by a religious political party for a public meeting in the town, located about 100km east of Peshawar.

“Six people, including one of our police officials, were killed and 10 wounded,” he said.

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