PAKISTAN BOMB BLASTS

  • Bomb attack on Pakistani police kills 13 March 8, 2010

    Lahore: Pakistan's Taliban claimed responsibility for a suicide car bomb attack on a police intelligence unit in the city of Lahore that killed at least 13 people during Monday's morning rush hour, officials said. The al Qaedabacked group threatened more violence unless US drone aircraft strikes and Pakistani government offensives against...
  • 22 killed in Karachi blast; hospital bombed February 5, 2010

    Karachi: A suspected suicide bomber on a motorcycle killed 12 Shi'ites in Pakistan's commercial capital on Friday, followed hours later by a blast at a hospital where the wounded were being treated which killed as many as 10 people. The violence is bound to raise further questions about the...
  • 10 killed in bomb attacks on Shias in Pak cities December 27, 2009

    Islamabad: Two nearsimultaneous terror strikes on Sunday targeted Shia religious gatherings in Karachi and Muzaffarabad, killing at least 10 people and injuring nearly 100. A suicide bomber detonated his explosives when police guards prevented him from entering the Pir Alam Shah Bukhari imambargah or Shia prayer hall in Muzaffarabad, the...
  • Terror run continues; 10 die in Peshawar bomb strike November 15, 2009

    Peshawar: A suicide attacker set off a car bomb at a police checkpoint in Peshawar on Saturday, killing 10 people, officials said. The city, near the Afghan border, has been bombed several times since the army began an offensive against the Taliban in South Waziristan last month. Militants have hit back...
  • Body of Czech envoy found in bombed Pakistani hotel September 21, 2008

    Islamabad: Rescuers on Sunday retrieved the body of Czech Republic's envoy to Pakistan Ivo Zdarek from the wreckage of the Marriott Hotel in Islamabad, officials said. The hotel was attacked by a suicide bomber late on Saturday night. The death was confirmed by Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani. Meanwhile, a spokesman...
  • In pics: Bomber rams explosiveladen truck into Pak hotel September 21, 2008

    A deadly suicide attack outside the highsecurity Marriott Hotel in the heart of Pakistan's capital left at least 60 people dead and hundreds injured. ...
  • Pak blast, reprisal of Zardari's antiterror comments? September 21, 2008

    A powerful suicide attack just outside the Marriot hotel in Islamabad killed nearly 60 and left over 200 injured. The attack comes on the same day the new President Asif Ali Zardari made his first address to a joint session of parliament. ...
  • Pak offers Rs 1 cr for hotel blast info | Settling scores? September 21, 2008

    New Delhi: Pakistan government has announced it would reward Rs 1 crore to whoever provides information about a powerful blast outside a fivestar hotel in the heart of Islamabad, which killed at least 60 and injured hundreds on Saturday. A major portion of the heavilyguarded Marriott Hotel was gutted after a...