KHAR: At least two persons including a prayer leader were killed in a remote controlled blast in Inayat Killey area of Bajaur tribal district on Thursday.

Official sources said that unknown persons had planted explosives outside Maulana Amanullah’s house in Inayat Killey. They said that as he came out of his house along with a friend Ameer Muhammad Khan it exploded killing them on the spot.

A heavy contingent of levies rushed to the site and launched search operation to arrest the culprits. Reasons behind the crime could not be ascertained.