Bomb kills 13 at Pakistani bus station

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Posted: Feb 23, 2012 2:39 AM
Bomb kills 13 at Pakistani bus station

PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - A bomb exploded at a bus station in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Thursday, killing at least 13 people and wounding dozens, police and emergency officials said.

"The bomb was planted inside a bus terminal. There was a heavy rush of passengers when it exploded," said police official Tahir Ayub.

(Reporting by Jibran Ahmad; Writing by Michael Georgy; Editing by Robert Birsel)