Bomb kills 15 in northwest Pakistani city of Peshawar

March 16, 2016 5:43 AM

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PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A bomb ripped through a bus carrying Pakistani government employees in the northwestern city of Peshawar on Wednesday, killing 15 people, police said.

The explosion took place in an area of the city that houses military institutions and residences, according to police official Abbas Majeed Marwa. The bus was taking government employees from several nearby towns to the provincial secretariat in Peshawar, he said.

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