Terrorism & Insurgency

IED attack kills at least eight people and wound 67 others in Pakistan's Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa

17 January 2014

EIGHT people were killed and 67 were wounded when an improvised explosive device (IED), emplaced by unidentified militants, detonated inside an Islamic preaching centre in the Charsadda road in Peshawar city of Pakistan's Khyber Pukhtoonkhwa on 16 January, Pajhwok, Khaama Press, and Al-Jazeera reported. The IED was planted inside a canister of cooking oil and was detonated with a timed device. There was no immediate claim of responsibility, and the Tehrik-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) denied any involvement.



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