The victims of the explosion that went off Tuesday morning near a government office in the city of Mardan, in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa in Northwest Pakistan, began at least 22 people, 47 others were injured of varying severity.
It is reported December 29, the Daily Pakistan with reference to the local GEO TV.
According to the publication, before the building that houses the local branch of the Agency for national database and registration (NADRA), which issues identity cards, blew himself up suicide bomber.
The victims, including many women and children, were taken to Central hospital district. Authorities are warning that the number of victims will increase because many victims are in critical condition.
The paper clarifies that the terrorist broke into the office on a motorcycle and detonated an explosive device.
The security personnel cordoned off the scene, conducted search and rescue operations.