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Car bomb kills 12 in Pakistan

Islamabad, Mar 21 (EFE).- At least 12 people died and 35 others were wounded Thursday in a car bomb attack in a camp of displaced people in northwestern Pakistan, police told Efe. The attack occurred at 11:30 a.m. as aid was being distributed to the families at the Jalozai refugee camp in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa province, police official Nasir Awasi said.

URGENT ¥¥¥ Pakistan refugee camp bombing kills 12: officials

The death toll from a car bomb at a refugee camp in northwest Pakistan on Thursday climbed to 12 and left more than 30 others wounded, officials said. The bomb went off at the Jalozai refugee camp close to the city of Peshawar, which is home to people fleeing unrest in tribal districts bordering Afghanistan that are a stronghold of Taliban and Al Qaeda-linked militants. "The death toll has risen to 12 and there are more than 30 others who were wounded," district police chief Mohammad Hussain told AFP.

Car bomb kills four at Pakistan refugee camp

A car bomb tore through a camp for internally displaced people in northwest Pakistan Thursday, killing at least four people and wounding 18 others, police said. The bomb went off at the Jalozai refugee camp close to the city of Peshawar, which is home to people fleeing unrest in tribal districts bordering Afghanistan that are a stronghold of Taliban and Al Qaeda-linked militants. Live television footage showed ambulances taking the victims to hospital. The bomb left a crater and police were sifting through the wreckage of mangled cars to collect evidence.

Bomb kills two at Pakistan refugee camp

A bomb tore through a camp for internally displaced people in northwest Pakistan Thursday, killing at least two people and wounding 11, police said. The bomb went off near the offices at Jalozai refugee camp close to the city of Peshawar, which is home to tribesmen fleeing unrest in the Khyber, Bajaur and Mohmand tribal districts. District police chief Mohammad Hussain gave the casualty figures. "The casualties might rise as it was a huge blast," he told AFP. It was unclear how the bomb was detonated, he said. Several vehicles were also damaged.
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