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4 women dead in Peshawar suicide attack

4 women dead in Peshawar suicide attack

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Feb 10, 2014 - 13:55

ISLAMABAD (Pajhwok): Four womeninfo-icon were killed and five others, including children, wounded in a suicide attack in Pakistaninfo-icon’s northwestern city of Peshawar on Monday, police said.

A suicide bomber blew himself up near a house in Issa Khan Garhi area during a raid, the senior superintendent of police (SSP) told reporters. 

Najeeb Khan said the police raid was based on information regarding the presence of suspicious persons in the area. Women at the house were busy in Quraninfo-icon Khwani at the time of the explosion.

Security forces cordoned off the area and a bomb disposal squad was also called in. Police arrested two alleged terrorists from the site.

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