Islamabad: At least 14 people were killed Sunday when a passenger van was hit by a roadside bomb in Pakistan’s northwest tribal region, media reports said.

The blast took place around 7.30 a.m. when the van, carrying an estimated 15 people, was passing through Bunarh area of Lower Dir district, along the border with Afghanistan, Xinhua reported citing local media.

Police said the van was destroyed in the blast.

Geo News said the bomb was detonated by remote control.

No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

Source: IANS