PESHAWAR: A suicide bomber riding a bike rammed his two-wheeler into a Frontier Corps (FC) vehicle in northwest Pakistan on Thursday, killing at least one civilian and wounding 14 others, including four soldiers, police said.

The bomber blew himself up near the forces' vehicle on Mall Road near Kachehri Chowk in Nowshera district of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, District Police Officer Shahzad Nadeem Bukhari said.

Rescue teams and security officials have reached the site of the explosion.

The Army said only four troops were injured in the blast and there was no casualty on part of the army troops.

The injured have been shifted to Combined Military Hospital, Nowshera.

"12 of the 14 injured have been shifted to CMH Nowshera and two to DHQ Hospital. The condition of four injured was stated to be critical," he said.

The official told the media that the FC vehicle was on way to Peshawar from Rawalpindi with six personnel including an officer when it was targeted.

The body of the suicide bomber was recovered by police.

Bukhari said around five kg explosives was used in the blast.

Governor Iqbal Zafar Jhagra and Chief Minister Pervez Khattak have strongly condemned the attack during the holy month of Ramzan and said it was an attempt to create unrest in the country.