Blast kills 12 at Pakistani camp for people fleeing violence




 
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Blast kills 12 at Pakistani camp for people fleeing violence
 
March 21st, 2013  
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Blast kills 12 at Pakistani camp for people fleeing violence
PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) - At least twelve people were killed on Thursday by a car bomb at a camp in northwest Pakistan for people displaced by fighting between government forces and Islamist militants, police said. The bomb exploded in the Jalozai camp in Nowshera in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, an area bordering Afghanistan and a stronghold for insurgents bent on toppling Pakistan's U.S.-backed government. "Food was being distributed among the internally displaced persons when the blast took place," Nowshera police chief Mohammad Hussain told Reuters, adding that 35 people were wounded. ...




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