Casualties feared after bomb explodes in central Pakistani city

Casualties feared after

December 8, 2009 09:50

Casualties were feared Tuesday morning after a bomb exploded near an intelligence office in the central Pakistani city of Multan. Terror attacks have bedeviled Pakistan over the past two months as Islamist extremists retaliate against an anti-Taliban army offensive in the country's northwest near the Afghan border. This is the first time Multan has been hit during a surge of violence that began in October and has already killed more than 400 people in the US-allied, nuclear-armed nation.

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