Pakistan Suicide Bomber Kills 7

Blast in northwest kills civilians, police officers
By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Nov 28, 2008 8:16 AM CST
Pakistan Suicide Bomber Kills 7
A Pakistani police officer stands guard as people offer Friday prayers in Karachi, Pakistan, Friday, Nov. 28, 2008. Authorities take extra security measures to counter terrorism.   (AP Photo/Fareed Khan)

A suicide car bomber killed seven people in Pakistan's restless Northwest Frontier Province, the AP reports. The chief of police in the town of Bammu said the attacker rammed an explosives-laden vehicle into a police car patrolling the town's streets today. Four police officers and three civilians died in the blast, and several other people were wounded. (More Pakistan stories.)

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