Car bomb in crowded market in Pakistan kills 17, injures 70

Car bomb in crowded market in Pakistan kills 17, injures 70

Bahāwalpur : Pakistan | Dec 17, 2012 at 3:38 AM PST
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Witnesses said the car bomb exploded in the city of Jamrud, which is the main town in the region.
The blast occurred near the offices of the local administration.

A number of people were killed and others injured Monday in a bomb explosion in a market in the mandate of Khyber along the Afghan border in northwest Pakistan, according to security officials Sky News Arabic.

There were conflicting reports about the death toll, while their views with three deaths, news media referred to killing 9 people, while another reported that the death toll reached 12 people.

One senior, local officials Jhenger Azzam "killed 12 people and injured fifty wounded,
The blast damaged ten cars and 15 stores in the market ", after the yield initial reports at least nine people.

And offered Pakistani television news channels pictures of vans and pickup trucks destroyed by the blast, which occurred near a row of stores.

No claim of responsibility for the attack, but insurgents fighting the Pakistani state have launched several bombings in the ethnic Pashtun areas along the Afghan border.

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Car bomb in crowded market in Pakistan kills 17, injures 70
Car bomb in crowded market in Pakistan kills 17,
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