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Car bomb kills 17 people in market in Pakistan

PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A car bombing in a crowded market in Pakistan’s troubled northwest tribal region near the Afghan border Monday killed 17 people and wounded more than 40 others, officials said.

The bomb went off near the women’s waiting area of a bus stop close to the office of one of the Khyber tribal area’s top political officials, said Hidayat Khan, a local government official.

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