The explosion of a van in Pakistan, killing 13 people

In the explosion of a minibus in the Pakistani city of GODAR (area to hens in so-called zone of tribes on Severo-the West of the country) killed 13 people. It is reported BFMTV.

As explained by a senior local official, Bacera Khan, among the victims of the attack, three women, six-year-old girl and a nine year old boy.

Responsibility for attack was assumed by the terrorist group “Islamic state” (ISIS) and the Taliban (banned in Russia).

“Tribal area” (full name “federally administered tribal areas”, the FATA) is inhabited by Pashtun district in the Northwest of Pakistan along the border with Afghanistan. Is officially under the Central government of Islamabad, in fact, semi-Autonomous controlled by local tribal leaders.

The area is extremely poorly controlled by the government of Pakistan and has long been a hotbed of banditry. In the last 25-30 years in the “tribal zone” dramatically increased the influence of the Taliban.