MOHMAND AGENCY: At least 40 people were killed and 70 wounded in Suicide attack in office of Political Agent in Ghalanai, Mohamand Agency.
The administration has imposed curfew in the area after the bombing incident.
According to eyewitnesses the blast hit the political agency office when tribal elders and the local administration officials were engaged in talks. A suicide bomber detonated his explosives killing 40 people including tribal leader Malik Saleem and 70 were injured.
The injured were being transferred to local hospital and the hospitals of Peshawar, where the authorities have declared emergency after the deadly bombing.
Security forces cordon off the area and began the search operation.
President Asif Ali Zardari and Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani have condemned the attack and vowed that fight against terror would continue and they would not be deterred by such cowardly acts. They expressed their grief and sorrow with the bereaved families.
Chairman Senate, Speaker National Assembly, PML(N) Chief Nawaz Sharif, MQM Quaid Altaf Hussain, Chairman Tehrik e Insaf Imran Khan, Maulana Fazl Rehman and other political leaders have also condemned the Suicide attack and have condoled with the families of the deceased people