No one claimed responsibility, but attacks on troops are usually blamed on the Taliban or other militants that operate in the area. — File photo

PARACHINAR: A roadside bomb blast hit a security convoy in northwest Pakistan, killing at least one soldier, police said.

Police official Amir Khan said Thursday's attack happened when the security forces were driving in the Hangu district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province. Six soldiers were wounded.

No one claimed responsibility, but attacks on troops are usually blamed on the Taliban or other militants that operate in the area.

The region has also seen sectarian clashes between majority Sunni and minority Shia Muslims.

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