Blast kills 11 in northwestern Pakistan, official says
July 18th, 2012
02:59 AM ET

Blast kills 11 in northwestern Pakistan, official says

An improvised explosive device detonated in a village near the northern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Wednesday, killing 11 people traveling in a passenger van, a local government official said.

The van was traveling between two towns in the restive Federally Administered Tribal Areas of northwestern Pakistan when it hit the device, said Zakir Hussain, the commissioner of Kohat Division.

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