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18 killed in Nowshera blast

18 killed in Nowshera blast

Jun 06, 2011 - 11:19

ISLAMABAD (PANinfo-icon): Eighteen people were killed and more than 30 others wounded in a suicide bombing in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistaninfo-icon, officials said on Monday.

The incident took place on Sunday night at a bakery in the Mal Road area of Nowshera town, District Police Officer (DPO), Quraish Khan, told Pajhwok Afghan News.

The injured were taken to different hospitals, he said.

The shop and nearby hotel were blown up in the detonation, he said.

The head of the bomber was recovered by the police, who estimated that the individual was 20 years old, another official, Jalalal, said.

They took 19 dead bodies from the scene and the number of the fatalities would be more than the amount, witness Asif Yousufzai, said.

In another incident Sunday, seven people were killed and many others were injured in a car bombing in Kala Khan area on the outskirts of Peshawar City, the capital of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province.



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