Pakistan: Suicide bomb on funeral procession kills 5, wounds dozens

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February 29, 2008 19:11

A suicide bombing Friday on a funeral procession in northwestern Pakistan's Swat Valley killed at least five people and wounded 50, a government spokesman said. Interior Ministry spokesman Javed Iqbal Cheema said the bombing in the valley's main town, Mingora, hit the funeral procession of a police officer killed in a roadside bombing earlier Friday. State-run Pakistan Television reported 16 people died in the suicide bombing, but gave no source for that information.


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