Sunday, November 8, 2009

Peshawar Thriled with another Bomb Blast within 2 days


A suicide bomber in an auto-rickshaw blew himself up in Pakistan on Monday, killing three people, when police stopped him at a checkpoint on the outskirts of Peshawar city, police said.

Islamist militants have unleashed a campaign of attacks in Pakistan in recent weeks in retaliation for a major offensive by security forces on their main bastion of South Waziristan on the Afghan border.

"It was a suicide attack. The bomber was in a rickshaw and detonated his explosives when the rickshaw was stopped for a check," said police official Zafar Khan.

"One of our constables, a passerby and the rickshaw driver were killed," he said.

A suicide bomber killed an anti-Taliban village mayor and 11 other people in an attack near Peshawar on Sunday.

On Sunday, at least a dozen people, including an anti-Taliban mayor were killed and 36 others injured when a suicide bomber struck a busy market on the outskirts of Peshawar Nearly two weeks ago, a massive car bombing in the city left 120 dead.

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