6 Killed in Attack on Pakistan Police Post

Police say six people were killed in a car bomb attack on a security post in northwestern Pakistan.

Officer Ikramullah Khan says several others were wounded in Wednesday's blast not far from the city of Peshawar.

He says four of the dead were police officers, and two were civilians.

Nuclear-armed Pakistan is fighting a tenacious Islamist insurgency spreading out from its northwestern border region with Afghanistan.