PESHAWAR BLAST

  • 6 people including 2 women killed in Peshawar blast March 29, 2013

    Islamabad: Six people were killed and 14 injured in a massive explosion that targeted a convoy of security personnel a short distance away from the US Consulate in Peshawar, a media report said. The blast took place in a highsecurity zone with the US Consulate only 500 yards away from the...
  • Seven killed in twin blasts in Peshawar August 11, 2011

    Peshawar: A female suicide bomber detonated her explosives near police guarding the scene of an explosion earlier Thursday in this northwestern Pakistani city, a rare doublepronged attack that killed four officers and a boy. Police said a second female suicide bomber is also believed to have been killed in the second...
  • Series of blasts in Peshawar, 13 dead today November 19, 2009

    Peshawar: At least 13 people were killed and several wounded on Thursday in a powerful explosion close to the judicial complex in this main city of northwestern Pakistan. The blast killed at least 13 people and injured several others on Thursday, Dawn reported. Schools in the city have been shut following...
  • Suicide bomber kills 4 near Peshawar air base November 16, 2009

    Peshawar (Pakistan): A suicide carbomber killed at least four people on Monday near a Pakistan air force base close to the northwestern city of Peshawar and the Afghan border, a government official said. The city has been targeted several times since the army began an offensive against the Taliban in...
  • Suicide bomb attack in Peshawar, seven dead, 15 injured November 14, 2009

    Peshawar: Another suicide bomb attack rocked Peshawar in Pakistan on Saturday. The blast took place at a security checkpost at Pashtakhara Chowk. The explosion took place near the entry point. Seven people have been reportedly killed, including some police officials and 15 more have been injured in the attack. A number...
  • 16 killed in bomb attack on Peshawar ISI building November 13, 2009

    Peshawar: Suicide car bombers killed 16 people and wounded more than 80 in two attacks in northwestern Pakistan on Friday, including a devastating strike on the regional headquarters of the spy agency overseeing much of the country's antiterror campaign. The bombings were the latest in a string of attacks on security...
  • Watch: 90 dead, 200 injured in Peshawar blast October 29, 2009

    Islamabad: Pakistan already reeling under a wave of terror attacks saw its worst attack of the year in Peshawar on Wednesday. A bomb blast claimed the lives of 90 people, mostly women. More than 200 people were injured in the blast. ...
  • Watch: Third blast in a month in Peshawar October 29, 2009

    It was one of the deadliest attacks the city has ever witnessed. ...
  • 49 killed in bomb blast in Pak's Peshawar city October 9, 2009

    Peshawar: A suspected suicide carbomber killed 49 people on Friday in the Pakistani city of Peshawar in an attack that the government said underscored the need for an allout offensive against the Pakistani Taliban. There was no claim of responsibility but Interior Minister Rehman Malik said "all roads are leading to...
  • Death toll in Pakistan mosque blast rises to 30 June 5, 2009

    Peshawar: A suicide bomber killed 30 people attending Friday prayers at a mosque, while a roadside bomb left four soldiers dead in Pakistan's tribal beltthe latest violence to rock the country's northwest as the army says it is beating back the Taliban in the Swat Valley. The attacks came as US...
  • 5 killed in Peshawar blasts May 28, 2009

    Peshawar: Two bombs exploded on Thursday in the Pakistani city of Peshawar killing five people, a rescue official said, hours after the Taliban claimed an attack in Lahore the previous day and warned of more violence. Police were firing at suspected militants in the narrow lanes of Peshawar's old city after...
  • Bomb blast in Peshawar, 7 including 5 cops killed March 7, 2009

    Peshawar: Seven people, including five policemen, were killed on Saturday when a suspected car bomb hit a police van on the outskirts of the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar, police said. ''A white car was parked by the road and as the police van passed, it blew up,'' said a police...
  • Day in pics: Jolt to Congress, ATS adds to BJP's woes November 12, 2008

    As the day November 11 came to a close, it had wrapped a lot of drama and tension for the ruling Congress and its political rival BJP. If Congress was hit hard by the resignation of Margaret Alva, BJP has its shares of worries as ATS probes into Swami Adityanath's...