Roadside bomb kills 16 in northwest Pakistan

Islamabad, Pakistan : A roadside bomb killed 16 people in northwest Pakistan on Sunday, authorities said.
The remote-controlled bomb targeted a paramilitary convoy patrolling in Bedhber, near Peshawar.

Twenty-five 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.