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Pakistani police say a suicide car bombing killed at least 11 people,
including three children, in the latest attack in the northwestern city
Officials say the bomber was waiting in a line of
cars at a security checkpoint just outside the city Saturday, when he
detonated the explosives.
Authorities say the blast also killed two police officers, wounded at least 20 people, and destroyed several cars.
bombing came a day after a suicide bomber struck the Peshawar office of
Pakistan's Inter-Services Intelligence agency, killing 10 people. That
blast caused a large portion of the three-story ISI building to
Authorities say recent militant attacks in Peshawar
are in retaliation for the government's offensive against the Taliban
in the tribal regions bordering Afghanistan.
the Pakistani military says troops killed eight militants in the latest
fighting in the northwest Swat Valley.
Some information for this report was provided by AFP, AP and Reuters.