Bus bomb explosion kills 15 in Pakistan

At least 15 people travelling on a bus have been killed by a bomb in the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar, according to BBC.

The vehicle was carrying government employees from nearby areas to the city.

An improvised device apparently inside the bus caused the blast, police say.

There has been no claim of responsibility, but Peshawar has frequently been targeted by the Pakistani Taliban.

Around 30 others were injured, and many were in critical condition, a medical source told Reuters news agency.

Television pictures showed the vehicle partially destroyed and some of the wounded being taken to a hospital.

The bomb went off as the bus passed a main road busy with morning traffic.

Source: AZER TAG