Roadside bomb kills 17 in northwest Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, Pakistan (CNN) — A roadside bomb killed 17 people in northwest Pakistan on Sunday, authorities said.
The remote-controlled bomb targeted a paramilitary convoy patrolling in Bedhber, near Peshawar.
Forty-two others were injured, police official Javed Khan Marwat said.
At least 40 kilograms (88 pounds) of explosives were packed into a vehicle and detonated as the Frontier Corps convoy passed by, the official said.