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India-Pakistan
Bomb kills two in Peshawar electricity tower
2013-01-05
[Dawn] A bomb planted at an electricity tower on Friday killed two passers-by in Pakistain's northwestern city of Beautiful Downtown Peshawar
...capital of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (formerly known as the North-West Frontier Province), administrative and economic hub for the Federally Administered Tribal Areas of Pakistan. Peshawar is situated near the eastern end of the Khyber Pass, convenient to the Pak-Afghan border. Peshawar has evolved into one of Pakistan's most ethnically and linguistically diverse cities, which means lots of gunfire.
, police said.

The explosive attached with a time device went kaboom! when the victims were close to the electricity tower in the Badh Bher area of Peshawar, the capital of Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa
... formerly NWFP, still Terrorism Central...
province, which borders Afghanistan.

"Two kilograms of explosives were used for the blast which killed two people," Javed Khan, a local police official told AFP.

The electricity tower was also damaged as a result of the blast.
Posted by:Fred

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