|
|
|
|
|
1st Shawwal 1435 | Tuesday, Jul 29, 2014
Pakistan

Blast kills 15 in northwest Pakistan

Monday, 17 December 2012
Comments(0)
Islamabad, December 17:

At least 15 people were killed and several others injured when a powerful car bomb went off in a crowded market in the restive Khyber tribal region of northwest Pakistan today, officials said.

The explosives-laden car was parked at Fauji Market in Jamrud area of Khyber Agency.

It went off when the market was crowded, witnesses and security officials told TV news channels.

Footage on television showed a column of black smoke rising into the sky as ambulances rushed to the market to ferry the injured and bodies to nearby hospitals.

No group claimed responsibility for the attack.

Several militant groups, including the Pakistani Taliban and Lashkar-e-Islam, are active in Khyber Agency.

---PTI

Latest News

'Russian forces continue to mass along border with Ukraine'

Russian military forces continue to gather on Ukraine's southeast border, and Moscow continues to fu ...

Former Libyan deputy PM kidnapped in Tripoli

Unidentified gunmen Tuesday kidnapped Libya's former deputy prime minister Mustafa Abu Shagor, a par ...

'Israel did not request US for ceasefire in Gaza'

Senior Israeli officials Tuesday denied US Secretary of State John Kerry's claim that Israel had re ...

Related News

Sri Lankan Tamils find a placed in Pak for recce

According to sources confirmed to the media, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has prepared a ...

PML-N receives flak from opposition for seeking army help to prevent Aza...

The Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) is reportedly under fire from opposition parties over its decisio ...

PML-N receives flak from opposition for s...

The Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) is reportedly under fire from opposition parties over its decision to call-in the army in order to preve ...

Post new comment

CAPTCHA
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
Image CAPTCHA
Copy the characters (respecting upper/lower case) from the image.

Rs. 27910 (Per 10g)

Opinion Poll
Do you think World Powers are powerless in preventing Israel's offences against Palestine?
YesNoCan't say

Comments >>

Matrimony | Photos | Videos | Search | Polls | Archives | Advertise | Letters

© The Siasat Daily, 2012. All rights reserved.
Jawaharlal Nehru Road, Abids, Hyderabad - 500001, AP, India
Tel: +91-40-24744180, Fax: +91-40-24603188
contact@siasat.com