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Police say bombing at bus station in northwest Pakistan kills 3 people, wounds 4

  • A sheep looks out of a rickshaw after it was bought by a Pakistani man for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, or "Feast of Sacrifice" in Pakistan, near  Islamabad, Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. Muslims around the world celebrated Saturday to commemorate the willingness of the prophet Ibrahim - or Abraham as he is known in the Bible - to sacrifice his son in accordance with God's will, though in the end God provides him a sheep to sacrifice instead. Muslims slaughter sheep, cattle, and other livestock, and give part of the meat to the poor.(AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

    A sheep looks out of a rickshaw after it was bought by a Pakistani man for the Muslim holiday of Eid al-Adha, or "Feast of Sacrifice" in Pakistan, near Islamabad, Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. Muslims around the world celebrated Saturday to commemorate the willingness of the prophet Ibrahim - or Abraham as he is known in the Bible - to sacrifice his son in accordance with God's will, though in the end God provides him a sheep to sacrifice instead. Muslims slaughter sheep, cattle, and other livestock, and give part of the meat to the poor.(AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)  (The Associated Press)

  • An anti-government protester, talks with a youth laying inside a tent decorated with a poster showing Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, near the parliament building, where they are camping, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. Anti-government demonstrators led by opposition politicians Imran Khan and Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri converged on the capital in mid-August, demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ouster over alleged fraud in last year's election. Sharif told the parliament that the protests have damaged the image of Pakistan in the world and also caused huge economic losses in the country. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

    An anti-government protester, talks with a youth laying inside a tent decorated with a poster showing Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri, near the parliament building, where they are camping, in Islamabad, Pakistan, Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. Anti-government demonstrators led by opposition politicians Imran Khan and Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri converged on the capital in mid-August, demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ouster over alleged fraud in last year's election. Sharif told the parliament that the protests have damaged the image of Pakistan in the world and also caused huge economic losses in the country. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)  (The Associated Press)

  • A Pakistani boy, whose family is taking part in anti-government protests near the parliament building, pours water on himself next to other protesters, where they are camping, in Islamabad, Pakistan, early Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. Anti-government demonstrators led by opposition politicians Imran Khan and Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri converged on the capital in mid-August, demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ouster over alleged fraud in last year's election. Sharif told the parliament that protestors have damaged the image of Pakistan in the world and also caused huge economic losses in the country. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)

    A Pakistani boy, whose family is taking part in anti-government protests near the parliament building, pours water on himself next to other protesters, where they are camping, in Islamabad, Pakistan, early Saturday, Oct. 4, 2014. Anti-government demonstrators led by opposition politicians Imran Khan and Muslim cleric Tahir-ul-Qadri converged on the capital in mid-August, demanding Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's ouster over alleged fraud in last year's election. Sharif told the parliament that protestors have damaged the image of Pakistan in the world and also caused huge economic losses in the country. (AP Photo/Muhammed Muheisen)  (The Associated Press)

Police in Pakistan say a bomb has exploded at a bus station in the country's northwest, killing at least three people.

Senior police officer Ishtiaq Marwat says Saturday's attack in the northwestern town of Kohat also wounded four people.

He said the bomb struck a moving bus when hundreds of passengers were gathered there to leave for different cities to celebrate the Muslim festival of Eid al-Adha. Footage from Pakistani news channels showed a damaged bus.

No one claimed responsibility for the attack, though Kohat has been the scene of sectarian attacks in recent years, most blamed on Pakistani Sunni Muslim militants.

Kohat is located about 50 kilometers (30 miles) southwest of Peshawar, the capital of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province.