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GHALLANAI, May 24: Six security personnel were killed in a bomb blast in Mohmand tribal region, administration officials say.

A Frontier Corps van was travelling to Pindyali tehsil to inspect a middle school for boys in the area when it was targeted with a bomb. The paramilitary soldiers cordoned off the blast scene thereafter and launched a search operation.

The injured were shifted to a hospital in Peshawar.  No group has so far claimed responsibility of the attack.