SHAFAQNA (Shia News Association) — Wahhabi gunmen armed with grenades killed at least three Shia Muslims and wounded six others Monday after ambushing a bus in a Pakistani tribal region plagued by sectarian violence, officials said.
The incident took place in Charkhel village of Parachinar, Pakistan's tribal area on the Afghan border.
"Gunmen attacked a passenger bus carrying Shia Muslims including women and children with hand grenades and firearms, killing three Shias and wounding six others," a local administration official told on condition of anonymity.
The bus came under attack while en route to Peshawar, the main city in the northwest, he said.
According to informed sources terrorist group of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan is responsible for the attack.
A security official in the area confirmed the attack and casualties. — www.shafaqna.com