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Seven Killed In Bus Bombing In Peshawar


A bomb blast on a passenger bus in volatile northwest Pakistan has killed at least seven people and wounded another five.

Police said the bomb exploded on October 2 in the outskirts of Peshawar, the capital of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province, while the bus was heading to the town of Hangu.

No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

On October 1, a female teacher was killed and two girls injured in an attack on a school some 20 kilometers northeast of Peshawar.

Police said unidentified attackers lobbed two hand-grenades at the school located in Charsadda district of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Province.

With reporting by AFP

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