Pakistani Market Blast Kills 15

Reuters, via Landov

At least 15 people died after a blast that rocked a market in Pakistan near the country’s border with Afghanistan. Twenty more were wounded, according to a a local security official. Cars and pickup trucks were damaged in the blast, according to Pakistani television broadcasts, and the attack appears to have occurred near a government official, though it is not known whether he was a target. Officials said it was not yet clear whether the attack involved a planted explosive or a suicide bomber.