No less than seven individuals have been executed in a bomb impact near a police checkpoint in north-western Pakistan, police and nearby authorities say.
Around 20 individuals were likewise injured in the impact, which occurred in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) on the edges of Peshawar.
There has been wild battling in the district between security powers and the Pakistani Taliban.
Nobody has yet said they completed the assault.
Television footage of the most recent assault demonstrated vehicles stopped close to the impact site ablaze after the blast.
The bomb went off close to Peshawar’s Karkhano Market, The Express Tribune reported.
It cited onlookers as saying the bomb was planted on a motorbike – however there are clashing reports concerning whether it was a suicide impact or a remotely controlled blast.
A suspected suicide assault at an administration office in north-western Pakistan killed no less than 26 individuals a month ago.
That bomb went off outside the National Database and Registration Authority (Nadra) office in the town of Mardan.
The assault was one of the deadliest since the December 2014 slaughter by the Taliban of 150 students and instructors in Peshawar.