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Thursday, 16 February 2017 - 6:49
Pakistan hit by deadly suicide attacks
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At least 7 people have been killed and several more injured in 2 separate suicide attacks in north-western Pakistan.

In the first, 5 people died when 2 suicide bombers targeted a government compound in the Mohmand tribal region.

3 of the dead belonged to a tribal police force, while 2 were said to be civilians.

A faction of the Pakistani Taliban, Jamaat-ur-Ahrar, said it was behind the bloodshed.

In the 2nd attack yesterday, a bomber on a motorbike rammed a government van carrying four judges in the city of Peshawar.

The driver and a pedestrian bystander were killed, and the four judges were injured. They have been transferred to a nearby hospital.

 

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