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9 Dead in Pakistan Blast

Pakistani police say a bomb blast on a bus killed nine people Saturday near the northwestern city of Peshawar.

Police say at least 15 people were injured in the blast in the suburban town of Matani.

No one has claimed responsibility for the bombing. Peshawar is frequently targeted by Pakistani Taliban as security forces have carried out several offensives against them and other militant groups in that area.

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