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muriel_volestrangler Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Oct-09-09 05:05 AM
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Official: Bomb kills 41, wounds 100 in NW Pakistan
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Source: AP

A senior Pakistani official says 41 people have been killed in a bomb blast in the northwest city of Peshawar.

Provincial Health Minister Syed Zahir Ali Shah says the explosion Friday also wounded more than 100 people.
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The attack in the Khyber Bazaar area demonstrated militants' continuing ability to strike Pakistan's major cities, despite military offensives pressuring their networks.

Television footage showed the charred skeleton of what appeared to be a bus flipped on its side in the middle of a major road. Twisted remains of a motorbike lay alongside the bus. A nearby vehicle was in flames.

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