Police: Bomb blast kills 6 in NW Pakistan



PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — Police say a bomb has exploded at a bus stand in northwest Pakistan, killing six people.

Sunday’s explosion in the Matani area is the latest violence to hit Pakistan since the May 2 U.S. raid that killed al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden.

It also follows reports that another top al-Qaida militant, Ilyas Kashmiri, was killed in an American missile strike in Pakistan.

Police officer Abdul Ghaffar Khan has given the death toll and says at least 10 people also were wounded in the blast. Many of the dead were in a pick up truck at the scene.

Officials aren’t yet certain if the bomb was a planted device or if a suicide attacker was involved.