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Blast kills 4 in Pakistan

By Shaan Khan, CNN
updated 8:20 AM EDT, Wed March 14, 2012
  • Four people were killed, three were wounded, a government official said
  • The attack took place in Pakistan's Bajaur Agency

Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) -- Four people were killed and three others were wounded Wednesday in a blast caused by a remote-controlled explosive device in tribal Pakistan, a government official said.

The explosion struck a car of civilians traveling along a dirt road in the Mamund area in Bajaur Agency, according to Jamil Khan, an agency official.

Bajaur is one of seven semi-autonomous tribal districts in northwest Pakistan.