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Pakistan: Bombing kills 2, injures 14 in restive border area

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PESHAWAR, Pakistan — A roadside bomb killed a soldier and a passerby and wounded at least 14 others in Pakistan’s northwest border area on Wednesday, the military and police said Thursday.

A local police official, Khalid Wazir, said the bombing appeared to target a convoy of security forces passing by the town of Miran Shah in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province near the Afghan frontier. The blast damaged nearby shops but the injured were mostly troops, the official added.

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