28 Sep '14, 5pm

In Pakistan, bomb kills 8 as U.S. drone kills 4: A bomb blast killed eight people Sunday in northwes... #airforce

PESHAWAR, PAKISTAN — A bomb blast killed eight people Sunday in northwestern Pakistan as a U.S. drone strike nearby killed four suspected militants, officials said. The bombing struck a refugee camp housing internally displaced people on the outskirts of the city of Hangu, police officer Anwar Saeed Kundi said. The people there were displaced from a conflict in the nearby tribal region of Orakzai, he said. He said the bomb was rigged to a motorcycle and killed eight people, including three children. It wounded 17 people, he said. No one has claimed responsibility for the blast. Kundi said it was not clear as to why anyone would target the camp. Suspicion is likely to fall on the Pakistani Taliban, who have been waging a war on the state to impose their version of a harsh brand of Islamic law. The local Taliban have killed tens of thousands of Pakistani in their over the la...

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