March 24th, 2013
03:01 AM ET

Blast at Pakistani checkpoint kills 17

A water tanker packed with explosives drove into a military checkpoint in northwest Pakistan on Sunday, killing at least 17 troops in the ensuing explosion, authorities said.

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  1. saywhat

    @krm1007 – Spot on. Pakistan's novel innovation, the water tanker explosion technology, gives it an edge over almost all other countries. I said "almost" because it is not known at this time if Pakistan has aready developed the underpants explosion technology yet. But I wouldn't be surprised if Pakistan demonstrates its underpants technology on xmas.

    March 24, 2013 at 9:16 pm | Report abuse |
  2. chrissy

    @saywhat - Wow! That is amazing. Water Tanker Explosion Technology, and then Underpants Explosion Technology... Where does it end? We have a new technological arms race here. Those Americans, Israelis and Russians must be dumbfounded at the progress these Islamic countries are making under the leadership of Pakistan.

    March 24, 2013 at 9:27 pm | Report abuse |
    • Jeffrey G. Roem

      I have the gargle the big one technology for those other kinds of explosions.

      March 24, 2013 at 10:00 pm | Report abuse |
  3. chrissy

    Good grief NOT ME @ 9:27! @ CNN, CANT YOU DO SOMETHING ABOUT THIS???

    March 24, 2013 at 9:35 pm | Report abuse |
  4. chrissy

    Lol @ JGR, the in your face kind while your pretending to be someone else, like female you mean?

    March 24, 2013 at 10:10 pm | Report abuse |
  5. Jeffrey G. Roem

    That's the kind, chrissy. I'm both, so it counts.

    March 24, 2013 at 10:26 pm | Report abuse |
  6. chrissy

    @ JGR, thats perfectly fine as long as you QUIT posting as me!

    March 24, 2013 at 11:10 pm | Report abuse |
  7. Sumit Shaw

    Pakistan is facing the consequences of its own wrong deeds. It is facing a Civil war like situation today. Once it had used its terrorists to lounch attacks in india. Thousands of Indians died in past due to pakistan sponsored terrorism.

    March 25, 2013 at 5:50 am | Report abuse |
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