Pakistan: Twelve killed in a bomb blast during funeral prayers
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Pakistan: Twelve killed in a bomb blast during funeral prayers

Peshawar : Pakistan | Mar 11, 2012 at 11:05 AM PDT
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The explosion of a bomb during funeral prayers in northwest Pakistan, Sunday, March 11, caused the deaths of at least twelve people while thirty others were injured, said police and hospital authorities.

The explosion occurs near a cemetery, where people came to perform funeral prayers, in the district of Badaber, on the outskirts of Peshawar, the provincial capital of KPK. "It was a suicide, we found the head and legs of the author of the explosion, said police officer Kalam Khan. The death toll has risen to twelve and the number of injured exceeds the figure of 30. "

The attack was not claimed but Islamic militants have carried out several attacks in the area. Police said the target of this attack could be Khushdil Khan, deputy spokesman of the provincial assembly. It belongs to the party secular Awami National Party and is on the list of targets of the Pakistani Taliban. "He was not injured, he is unharmed," said the police officer.
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People in Karachi offer funeral prayers for the blast victims
People in Karachi offer funeral prayers for the blast victims
Nazish Fatima is based in Rāwalpindi, Punjab, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
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