A suicide bomber targeted the vehicle of the Pakistani security forces in Nowshera area of the country with preliminary reports indicating at least 15 have been killed or wounded.

The incident took place this afternoon after a suicide bomber detonated his explosives near the vehicle of the Pakistani forces near Nowshera’s Mall Road.

A security official Nadeem Bukhtari has said at least one person was killed and fourteen others have sustained injuries in the attack.

He said the wounded individuals have been shifted to military as well as the civilian hospital but there is no words regarding their health condition.

Another security official has said the vehicle which was targeted in the attack belonged to the Frontier Corps of the Pakistani military.

No individual or group has so far claimed responsibility behind the attack.

However, the Pakistani Taliban, Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), factions mostly claim responsibility behind such attacks.