18 killed in Pakistan bus bombing

  • At least 18 people have died after a bus carrying government employees exploded in a bomb attack in northwest Pakistan.

    The vehicle is believed to have been taking workers to their offices when it was hit outside the city of Peshawar.

    At least 34 people are thought to have been injured.

    Peshawar is located near a tribal belt seen as a stronghold of Taliban and al-Qaeda militants.

    No group has yet claimed responsibility for the attack.