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Jamrud bombing claims 17 lives

Jamrud bombing claims 17 lives

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Dec 17, 2012 - 12:20

ISLAMABAD (PANinfo-icon): More than a dozen people were killed in a massive bomb explosion in Pakistaninfo-icon’s restive northwestern tribal region of Khyber near the Afghanistaninfo-icon border on Monday, officials said.

At least 17 individuals were killed and nearly 40 others, including womeninfo-icon and children, wounded in the blast that damaged several shops, vehicles and offices in the Jamrud sub-district, security sources told local media outlets.

The injured, some in critical condition, were evacuated to the Hayatabad Medical Complex and other city hospitals, a political administration official, Hidayat Khan, told reporters. The bomb was placed in a van parked near a crowded market.

Soon after the bombing near the assistant political agent’s office in Jamrud, where a string of military operations have been conducted against the Talibaninfo-icon and other rebel groups in recent years, security forces cordoned off the area.

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