Bomb targeting police kills 11 in northwest Pakistan

January 19, 2016 5:45 AM

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PESHAWAR, Pakistan – A local official says a bomb targeting a police checkpoint in northwestern Pakistan has killed 11 people.

Iqbal Khan says another 17 people were wounded in the Tuesday morning blast, which took place on the outskirts of Peshawar on a road leading to neighboring Afghanistan. He says the dead include police, civilians and at least one child.

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