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Mayor killed in blast in NWFP

world Updated: Sep 19, 2009 00:58 IST

The mayor of a town in northwest Pakistan was killed when a bomb blast ripped through a mosque within his home today, police said.

District 'nazim' or mayor Khan Afzal was killed and at least three members of his family were injured in the blast at Hangu in the North West Frontier Province.

Azfal succumbed to his injuries while being taken to hospital.

No group claimed responsibility for the attack. Further details were not immediately available.