12 Jun '11, 12am

Twin bomb attack in Pakistan kills at least 35, injures more than 80

Twin bomb attack in Pakistan kills at least 35, injures more than 80

Pakistani paramedics treat injured bomb blast victims at a hospital in Peshawar on June 12, 2011. Twin bomb blasts at a crowded supermarket killed at least 34 people and injured more than 80 in Pakistan's north-western city of Peshawar. -- PHOTO: AFP PESHAWAR (Pakistan) - TWIN bomb blasts minutes apart ripped through a crowded supermarket complex killing at least 35 people and injuring more than 80 in Pakistan's north-western city of Peshawar late Saturday. The attack, one of the deadliest since US Navy Seals killed Osama bin Laden in Pakistan on May 2, hit the Khyber Super Market area, which includes residential flats for students, shops, a fruit juices kiosk and a hotel. A first explosion lured in onlookers and emergency services before a second more powerful blast, believed to be from a suicide strike claimed by the Taleban, went off. 'At least 35 people were killed and...

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