Bomb blast in northwestern Pakistan kills five

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October 20, 2006 15:00

 
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A bomb exploded in a crowded street in the northwestern Pakistani city of Peshawar on Friday, killing five people and wounding several others, police said. The explosion occurred in a downtown Peshawar street about 10 minutes before iftar, the time for breaking the daily fast during the holy Islamic month of Ramadan, police officer Riaz Khan said.

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