2016 Peshawar bus bombing

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2016 Peshawar bus bombing
Part of War in North-West Pakistan
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LocationPeshawar, Pakistan
Date16 March 2016
TargetCivilians, Government employees[1]
Attack type
Mass murder

On 16 March 2016, bomb detonated in a bus carrying government employees in Peshawar, Pakistan, killing 15 and injuring at least 30.[1] The explosion occurred on Sunehri Masjid Road.[2] The bomb had been hidden on the bus, and was apparently detonated remotely.[3] A group aligned with the Pakistani Taliban claimed responsibility for the bombing.[4][5][6][7]


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  2. ^ "Pakistan Bus Bombing Kills at Least 14 in Peshawar". The New York Times. 17 March 2016.
  3. ^ Boone, Jon (16 March 2016). "Peshawar bomb kills at least 16 on bus for Pakistani government officials". The Guardian. Retrieved 15 September 2021.
  4. ^ Reuters Editorial (16 March 2016). "Bomb on bus kills 15 government employees in Pakistan". Reuters. {{cite web}}: |author= has generic name (help)
  5. ^ "Deadly bomb blast hits bus in Pakistan".
  6. ^ "15 people die in Peshawar bus bombing". DAWN. 16 March 2016. Retrieved 16 March 2016.
  7. ^ "15 killed, dozens injured in Peshawar bus explosion". The Express Tribune. 16 March 2016.