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20 killed, 40 injured in Pakistan blast

ISLAMABAD: At least 20 people were killed and about 40 injured Tuesday in a blast in a market in a town in northwest Pakistan. The incident occurred when a blast hit a taxi stand, locate

Published: 10th January 2012 02:48 PM  |   Last Updated: 16th May 2012 06:12 PM   |  A+A-

ISLAMABAD: At least 20 people were killed and about 40 injured Tuesday in a blast in a market in a town in northwest Pakistan.

The incident occurred when a blast hit a taxi stand, located in Jamrud town's market, in northwest tribal area of Khyber Agency in the morning, Xinhua reported citing PTV.

The local administrator of Jamrud confirmed the toll in the bomb attack.

According to Geo News, the injured people were rushed to hospitals in neighbouring Peshawar city.

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