Pakistan Peshawar Bus Bomb Kills Many, Hundreds InjuredWorld | October 9, 2009, Friday // 10:23| views
More than 100 people have been injured by the Peshawar bus bomb. Photo by cache4.asset-cache.net
At least 41 people have been killed in a bomb blast in a crowded area of the north-western Pakistani city of Peshawar, officials say.
More than 100 people have also been injured, a regional minister said.
Officials and witnesses said a vehicle laden with explosives had been detonated and destroyed near the city's Khyber Bazaar, the BBC reported
"We don't know if it was a remote controlled bomb or whether a suicide bomber was involved," said North West Frontier Province information minister Iftikhar Hussain.
TV footage showed what appeared to be the charred skeleton of a bus destroyed by the explosion. Many of the victims of the blast were thought to be passengers.
The remains of other vehicles were strewn in the road.
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