June 21st, 2013
05:40 AM ET

At least 14 killed in Pakistan mosque bombing

At least 14 people were killed and 25 others were wounded during a suicide bombing at a Shiite mosque in Peshawar, Pakistan, according to a senior police official.

Shafiullah Khan told CNN the bomber shot and killed a guard at the entrance to the mosque then entered the main hall where he blew himself up while the victims were praying. The wounded were taken to Lady Reading hospital.

Friday prayers is the main gathering of the week for Muslims.

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March 11th, 2013
04:17 AM ET

Blast kills 3 Pakistani army personnel

A roadside bomb killed three army personnel in Pakistan's tribal region, the military said Monday.

Two others were injured when the bomb targeted a military convoy that was on patrol in Kurram Agency.

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