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Bus With Government Workers Bombed Near Peshawar

June 08 2012

Pakistan

At least 19 people have been killed when an explosion tore through a bus carrying government employees outside Peshawar in northwestern Pakistan, reports Reuters.

Perhaps two dozen others were injured in Friday's attack, said police.

At the time of the attack, the bus was traveling from Peshawar, the capital of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, to the town of Charsadda, said authorities.

Peshawar has been hit repeatedly by militants since the military increased operations in...

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