One killed in NW Pakistan blast

15:10, May 02, 2010      

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At least one person was killed and three others were injured in a grenade attack Sunday in the northwestern Pakistani district of Swat, according to local TV reports.

A woman was killed when some unidentified militant hurled a grenade at the home of Roshan Zaad, a peace committee member in Tehsil Kabal of Swat Valley, police said.

The injured have been rushed to a nearby hospital and police has condoned off the area and started investigation, the TV said.

On Saturday, a bomb blast hit a busy market in the restive Swat valley, killing at least four people and injuring six others.

In a search operation following the bomb blast, the security forces killed four Taliban militants in a gunfight while one militant blew himself up, security officials told media.

Security forces also arrested three suspects from Essakhel and Fatahkhel villages in the area.

Source: Xinhua


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