Islamabad, Jun 22 : Two persons were killed and three others injured as two bombs went off in the Khyber tribal region of northwest Pakistan today, police said.
The first blast was caused by a roadside bomb in Jamrud area of Khyber Agency this morning, police officials and witnesses were quoted as saying by TV news channels.
A passer-by was killed by the explosion.
Within an hour, the second blast occurred in the same area near a check post manned by the Khasadar militia.
One member of the militia was killed and three more were injured.
The injured were taken to a hospital in Peshawar, the capital of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.
No group claimed responsibility for the blasts.
Security officials said a preliminary investigation had revealed that the second blast was triggered by remote control.
Security personnel blocked roads for a while and kept people away from the site of the attack.
Several militants groups, including the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan and Lashkar-e-Islam, are active in Khyber Agency, the main supply route for NATO forces in Afghanistan. PTI