PESHAWAR, Pakistan (AP) — A Pakistani police official says a bomb planted on a bus carrying government employees has killed 13 people.

Police officer Arif Khan says the bomb exploded on Friday in the rear of the bus on the outskirts of the northern city of Peshawar.

He says the explosion also wounded 32 people.

Pakistani television showed images of the bus with its tail end completely mangled.

There was no immediate claim of responsibility but Pakistani militants battling the government often target officials and symbols of the state.

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